Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari manganese fields, South Africa
Small Cabinet, 6.2 x 6.2 x 3.3 cm
Start Time: 09/14/2009 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 09/29/2009 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Beautiful plate of brilliant Hausmannite crystals on matrix, with a layer of white Calcite crystals in between. The luster is superb, with the silvery-black surfaces ranging from mirror-smooth to very slightly stepped. The crystals are a sharp as can be, and they range in size up to .8 cm on edge. An excellent Hausmannite the likes of which you could easily expect to see at a show in prices of $1000-2000 range. These are classics, and the world's best crystals are found here. But not recently, and not in this quality

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