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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 60898
Mineral:Olmiite on Oyelite and Calcite
Locality:N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)
Description:Unusually large individual olmiite crystals to 12 mm over hemispherical formations to 2 mm diameter of pale-pink oyelite and lustrous colorless calcite crystals to 1 mm. The olmiite crystals are pink with lustrous crystal faces.
Overall Size:5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 12 mm
Status: For reference only
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