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Rhodochrosite (ex W. Logan Coll.)

ID: 6533
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Dark red, gemmy prismatic crystals of rhodochrosite on matrix.

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Price: $120.00
Location: N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 3.1 x 2.1 x 2cm
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Rhodochrosite (ex W. Logan Coll.)

ID: 6531
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Transparent crystals of red rhodochrosite joined in a compact formation that makes them seem like a scepter. The crystals all end in a rhombohedron. A unique habit that occurs in SA.

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Status: Out On Approval

Price: $800.00
Location: N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 2.4 x 2.3 x 1.9cm
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Calcite Var. manganoan after Kutnahorite

ID: 6522
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Several columnar crystal aggregates of kutnohorite have been completely replaced by manganoan calcite and are sprinkled with a dust of manganese. Fluoresces orange under both LW and SW.

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Price: $200.00
Location: N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 4 x 3 x 1.8cm
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Jouravskite on Xonotlite

ID: 6521
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Vivid lemon yellow, discoidal crystals of jouravskite, (a rare member of the ettringite group) sit on a matrix of white xonotlite. This find produced the best of the species which up to then, had only been found as crusts on rock, not well defined crystals. Choice!

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Price: $500.00
Location: N'Chwaning III Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 4.9 x 3.5 x 2cm
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Cerussite with Dioptase

ID: 6506
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A dark grey twinned cerussite crystal sists on a matrix of deep jungle green dioptase crystals. Sits up perfectly on its own.

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Price: $1800.00
Location: Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Dimensions: 5 x 5 x 4cm
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Jouravskite on Xonotlite

ID: 6489
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Bright yellow crystals of the rare sulfate jouravskite on a matrix of white xonotlite. Prior to this December 2016 find, the mineral occurred mainly as crusts. This occurrence has produced well defined beautiful crystals.


Price: $80.00
Location: N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.1 x 1.1cm
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Jouravskite on Xonotlite

ID: 6487
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Bright yellow crystals of the rare sulfate jouravskite on a matrix of white xonotlite. Prior to this December 2016 find, the mineral occurred mainly as crusts. This occurrence has produced well defined beautiful crystals.


Price: $150.00
Location: N'Chwaning III Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 3.6 x 2.7 x 2cm
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Jouravskite on Xonotlite with Bulfonteinite

ID: 6486
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Bright yellow crystals of the rare sulfate jouravskite on a matrix of white xonotlite and some minor bulfonteinite. Prior to this December 2016 find, the mineral occurred mainly as crusts. This occurrence has produced well defined beautiful crystals.


Price: $400.00
Location: N'Chwaning III Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 6.8 x 4 x 2.4cm
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Dravite (Blue Cap)

ID: 6474
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A pair of dravite crystals with good luster and blue cap terminations and black crystal centers. Sits up well for display.


Price: $350.00
Location: Landanai, Arusha, Tanzania
Dimensions: 5 x 4 x 3cm
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Calcite with Malachite on Dolomite Stalactite (ex C. Acosta coll.)

ID: 6463
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Clear calcite rhombs with a bit of malachite sit on on a creamy dolomite stalactite.


Price: $350.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 6 x 4 x 3.5cm
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