Nchwaning Mines, Kalahari manganese fields, Norther Cape Province, South Africa
Miniature, 4.2 x 3.1 x 1.2 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

An excellent plate of gemmy hexagonal Thaumasite crystals, on matrix. The prismatic crystals average .5-.6 cm in length and they generously cover the matrix. This rare gem species is related to Ettringite and Sturmanite. Very aesthetic - good overall quality, gemminess and luster.

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