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Thaumasite from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Thaumasite from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Thaumasite from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Thaumasite from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 62808
Mineral:Thaumasite
Locality:N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Flawless crystal of pale-yellow thaumasite with no matrix attached. The thaumasite is hexagonal crystal form with flat basal pinacoid termination. The internal transparency of this thaumasite crystal is exceptional. Originally acquired from Rob Smith (Johannesburg, South Africa) ca. 1985
Overall Size:13x6x5 mm
Crystals:13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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