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Rhodochrosite (rare 2015 find) viewBack to HOLIDAY SEASON MINERAL COLLECTION AUCTIONS SET #1:
- ends Thursday Dec 13th, 2018

N'Chwaning III Mine, Kalahari manganese field, South Africa
  • Starting Time:12/6/2018 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:12/13/2018 06:30:00 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:8.3 x 6.4 x 3.4 cm
  • Size Description:Small Cabinet

Description:This very rich and showy small cabinet is from a limited 2015 find at the N'Chwaning III Mine. Rhodochrosite is RARE from the newest N'Chwaning mine, which became fully operational in 2006. Sparkly, nubby, pretty pastel-pink balls of tiny rhodo rhombs fully cover undulating sculptural matrix and one side of the piece. This is a rare, rich, excellent and typical habit of rhodochrosite from the N'Chwaning III Mine. Very seldom on the market. This is the largest and one of the finest specimens we recently obtained in a small lot.

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