Nchwaning II Mine, Kalahari manganese fields, Norther Cape Province, South Africa
Toenail, 3.0 x 2.9 x 2.6 cm
Start Time: 09/14/2009 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 09/29/2009 6:33:46 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Stunning, large single ball of lustous, sparkly Olmiite. This 2.6 cm sphere, with a thin vein of matrix running through it, is one of the gemmiest and most attractive specimens of the species I have seen. Even under normal light, the Olmiite begins to glow with its deep peach (almost cinnamon) color. Sitting on a thin plate of matrix, this is a killer miniature, complete all around

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