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Spherical aggregates of white xonotlite crystals are intermixed with tan acicular crystals of bultfonteinite and a single calcite prism. The yellow you see is minor jouravskite.NEW!
Location: N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 6 x 5 x 2.5cm
A marvelous “cast” of dioptase crystals hosts a few small yellow mimetite crystals. From a find of earlier this year. There appears to be two distinct generations of dioptase in this one.
Location: Ntola Mine, Mindouli Dist., Pool dept., D.R. Congo
Dimensions: 7.7 x 5.8 x 2.5cm
Size: Small Cabinet