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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 74767
Mineral:Bultfonteinite and Olmiite
Locality:N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite)
Description:Double-sided cluster of lustrous white acicular bultfonteinite crystals to 4 mm long bundled aggregates of subparallel crystals with lustrous translucent beige-colored olmiite crystals to 3 mm over both sides of manganese-rich black matrix. The olmiite fluoresces red and the bultfonteinite fluoresces white under 365 nm LW UV illumination
Overall Size:7x6x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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