Inesite and Datolite

Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari MN field, South Africa
Miniature, 4.5 x 4.2 x 2.7 cm
Start Time: 07/28/2009 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 08/18/2009 7:00:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Unusual combination of radial, flesh-toned Inesite crystals capped with crystalline strings of mm-size Datolite crystals. The Inesite has a soft pearly luster a lovely radial habit. The needles are up to 1.3 cm long. The Datolite crystals, which are in strings that resemble coral, are highly lustrous and the colors ranges from grey to a pale pink. An unusual locality piece, with good aesthetics.

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