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Barite with phantom-growth zones and Hematite overgrowth from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Barite with phantom-growth zones and Hematite overgrowth from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Barite with phantom-growth zones and Hematite overgrowth from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Barite with phantom-growth zones and Hematite overgrowth from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Barite with phantom-growth zones and Hematite overgrowth from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Barite with phantom-growth zones and Hematite overgrowth from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Barite with phantom-growth zones and Hematite overgrowth from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Barite with phantom-growth zones and Hematite overgrowth from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Barite with phantom-growth zones and Hematite overgrowth from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 79857
Mineral:Barite with phantom-growth zones and Hematite overgrowth
Locality:N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Lustrous transparent colorless barite crystal with black-metallic hematite microcrystals on outer zones and edges. The barite crystal is tabular, rhombic form with a 3 mm outer yellowish zone that defines an internal phantom-growth zone. Rare. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:4x2.5x1 cm
Crystals:micro to 40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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