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Olmiite on Hematite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)

 
Olmiite on Hematite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)

Olmiite on Hematite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)

Olmiite on Hematite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)

Olmiite on Hematite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)

Olmiite on Hematite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)

Olmiite on Hematite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)

Olmiite on Hematite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)

Olmiite on Hematite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Olmiite on Hematite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 73618
Mineral:Olmiite on Hematite
Locality:N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)
Description:Rich cluster of lustrous tan-pink prismatic olmiite crystals to 11 mm covering one face of a plate of gray-metallic hematite. The olmiite crystals are unusually large and distinct (olmiite commonly occurs hemispherical aggregates of small crystals). Collected ca. 1998
Overall Size:10x7x4.5 cm
Crystals:1-11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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