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Cherry red, very lustrous transparent prismatic crystals of rhodochrosite averaging 3 MM, on a black manganese matrix. The black manganese underneath gives the specimen its darker hue.
Location: N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 11.5 x 5 x 3.3cm
Size: Cabinet & Larger
A group of reticulated twinned crystals of cerussite to 3.5 cm (!) on matrix. The crystals are gemmy and in perfect shape. The matrix consists of dark sulfides and some very sharp tiny prisms of smithsonite. Choice! A major acquisition for the Tsumeb collector.
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 5.3cm
Size: Small Cabinet