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Quartz var. Amethyst with Kutnohorite over Calcite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Quartz var. Amethyst with Kutnohorite over Calcite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Quartz var. Amethyst with Kutnohorite over Calcite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Quartz var. Amethyst with Kutnohorite over Calcite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Quartz var. Amethyst with Kutnohorite over Calcite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Quartz var. Amethyst with Kutnohorite over Calcite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 62947
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst with Kutnohorite over Calcite
Locality:Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Lustrous transparent pale-purple amethyst quartz crystals to 4 mm with translucent white kutnohorite crystals in radiating formations to 40 mm across over a core of a calcite crystal that fluoresces orange under SW UV illumination.
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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