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Sturmanite pseudomorphs after Gypsum from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Sturmanite pseudomorphs after Gypsum from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Sturmanite pseudomorphs after Gypsum from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Sturmanite pseudomorphs after Gypsum from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Sturmanite pseudomorphs after Gypsum from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 61323
Mineral:Sturmanite pseudomorphs after Gypsum
Locality:N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Translucent brown sturmanite pseudomorphs after twisted gypsum crystals to 25 mm with di-pyramidal sturmanite crystals to 2 mm on the surfaces. The gypsum crystallized first, then altered to sturmanite, maintaining the original gypsum shape. Ex. Judy & Chris Cook collection
Overall Size:25x15x10 mm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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