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Vesuvianite var. Manganoan Vesuvianite with Andradite Garnet and Hausmannite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Vesuvianite var. Manganoan Vesuvianite with Andradite Garnet and Hausmannite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Vesuvianite var. Manganoan Vesuvianite with Andradite Garnet and Hausmannite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Vesuvianite var. Manganoan Vesuvianite with Andradite Garnet and Hausmannite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Vesuvianite var. Manganoan Vesuvianite with Andradite Garnet and Hausmannite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Vesuvianite var. Manganoan Vesuvianite with Andradite Garnet and Hausmannite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Vesuvianite var. Manganoan Vesuvianite with Andradite Garnet and Hausmannite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 63760
Mineral:Vesuvianite var. Manganoan Vesuvianite with Andradite Garnet and Hausmannite
Locality:Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Lustrous black prismatic vesuvianite crystals to 6 mm with translucent red dodecahedral andradite garnet crystals to 0.8 mm lining many small cavities in hausmannite-rich matrix. The vesuvianite crystals are colored black by manganese impurities.
Overall Size:9x5.5x4 cm
Crystals:0.2-6.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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