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Gageite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Gageite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Gageite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Gageite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 60831
Mineral:Gageite
Locality:Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Rich specimen of microscopic brown acicular gageite crystals in a dense mat covering gray-metallic hematite. Under magnification can be seen individual hair-like gageite crystal on all surfaces.
Overall Size:20x18x8 mm
Crystals:0.1-0.2 mm
Status: For reference only
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