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A specimen of cuprite crystals on matrix with a secondary layer of acicular chalcotrichite crystals on one side of the specimen coating the primary cuprites. Great red color.NEW!
Location: Chengmenshan, JIujiang, Jiangxi Province, China
Dimensions: 10 x 4.5 x 2.3cm
Size: Small Cabinet
Wonderful euhedral crystals of the rare and ordered (CaMn) intermediate member of the Pectolite-Serandite. Brought to light in 2013, they were first thought to be bustamite, then erroneously labeled a new mineral (Marshallsussmanite), it was all corrected in 2018. Exceptional example of the mineral.NEW!
Location: Wessels Mine, Kalahari manganese Fields, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 4.8 x 3.1 x 2.2cm
A stalactititc (very rare habit here) group of pink crystals on white calcite with an unidentified olive mineral on a manganese matrix. Probably from N’Chwaning 1.NEW!
Location: Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 5.8 x 3.8 x 2.9cm