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Calcite-Kutnohorite with Manganite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Calcite-Kutnohorite with Manganite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Calcite-Kutnohorite with Manganite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Calcite-Kutnohorite with Manganite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Calcite-Kutnohorite with Manganite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Calcite-Kutnohorite with Manganite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Calcite-Kutnohorite with Manganite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite-Kutnohorite with Manganite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite-Kutnohorite with Manganite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 80353
Mineral:Calcite-Kutnohorite with Manganite
Locality:Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Translucent manganese-rich pale-pink calcite-kutnohorite (both species occur in a solid-solution series) in tapered aggregates to 12 mm long with sparkling black manganite and transparent colorless microcrystals on the terminations Ex. Miller #M3581; Fluoresces orange under LW-SW ultraviolet illumination
Overall Size:5x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:micro to 12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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