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Mineral Specimen No. 74756:
Olmiite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa.

This mineral specimen of Olmiite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral for sale No. 74756:

Mineral Species: Olmiite.
Location of mineral deposit: N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa. (Type Locality for Olmiite) Click here to see other minerals from Type localities.
Description: Lustrous translucent pink-tan olmiite crystals in spherical aggregates to 12 mm diameter. The surfaces of the aggregates are composed of distinct olmiite crystal faces. All crystals are complete and undamaged, except the outer edges where it was attached to surrounding matrix. Collected ca. 1998. Fluoresces deep-red under 365 nm LW UV illumination.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 3.5x3.5x2 .5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-4 mm
Price: $75 (plus shipping).

Mineral Olmiite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Detail view of mineral Olmiite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Detail view of mineral Olmiite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Detail view of mineral Olmiite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Detail view of mineral Olmiite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Detail view of mineral Olmiite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Detail view of mineral Olmiite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Detail view of mineral Olmiite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Photographs Above: daylight illumination.
Photographs Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Fluorescent illuminated mineral Olmiite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

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