Mn-rich Calcite (rare) ex Rob Smith Coll.

Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, South Africa
Miniature, 3.2 x 2.4 x 2.0 cm
Start Time: 02/06/2009 8:20:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 02/26/2009 8:15:00 pm (CST)
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Item Description

Gorgeous, super sparkly, vivid pink, manganese-rich calcite in a cute, bubbly, bifurcated, brain-like form. This is a beautiful, pristine, complete all-around specimen is an intense cluster of flattened rhombs. The scattered, light material is an overgrowth of secondary calcite or quartz, not damage. This very showy and rare, calcite varietal specimen is from the famous Wessels Mine and the Rob Smith Collection. Value??

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