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Olmiite on Calcite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)

 
Olmiite on Calcite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)

Olmiite on Calcite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 60891
Mineral:Olmiite on Calcite
Locality:N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)
Description:Large distinct olmiite crystals to 9 mm in a group perched on top of a cluster of lustrous transparent colorless calcite crystals to 1.5 mm. The olmiite crystals are rectangular prisms in intersecting aggregates of sub-parallel crystals.
Overall Size:4x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:0.5-9.0 mm
Status: For reference only
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