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Jouravskite (rare) on Xonotlite (2017 Find) viewBack to POST-MUNICH SHOW MINERAL COLLECTION AUCTIONS (set 1 of 2) featuring OLD CLASSICS, GEM CRYSTALS and RARE SPECIES - ends Thursday Nov 1, 2018

N'Chwaning III Mine, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, South Africa
  • Starting Time:10/25/2018 06:30:00 PM(CDT)
  • Ending Time:11/1/2018 06:30:00 PM(CDT)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:2.8 x 2.2 x 1.0 cm
  • Size Description:Thumbnail

Description:Gemmy, scintillating, rich canary-yellow, hexagonal jouravskite crystals, to 6 mm, cover the starkly contrasting snow-white foliated xonotlite botryoids aesthetically set on the sculptural curved thumbnail matrix wedge. Jouravskite is a rare complex hydrated sulfate carbonate and is a member of the Ettringite Group. This colorful combination is from a recent 2017 find at the N'Chwaning III Mine. Rich, excellent and highly representative combination material from the find.

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