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Ephesite with minor Bixbyite from Lohatlha Mine, Postmasburg Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Ephesite with minor Bixbyite from Lohatlha Mine, Postmasburg Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Ephesite with minor Bixbyite from Lohatlha Mine, Postmasburg Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Ephesite with minor Bixbyite from Lohatlha Mine, Postmasburg Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Ephesite with minor Bixbyite from Lohatlha Mine, Postmasburg Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 63757
Mineral:Ephesite with minor Bixbyite
Locality:Lohatlha Mine, Postmasburg Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Compact crystallized mass of translucent pink ephesite with small cavities lined with distinct ephesite crystals. The ephesite crystals, a mica, are hexagonal form with pearly luster on the C-faces. Minor black bixbyite is on one end.
Overall Size:7.5x5.5x4 cm
Crystals:1-3.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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