Inesite Crystals on Matrix – SKMF 002

Inesite crystals on rock matrix

Measurements:  90 x 45 x 36 mm

Description:  The specimen consist of rock matrix of which the greater part is covered with thousands of minute, brownish-pink, needle-like innesite crystals. 

The specimen has damage to some areas.

This specimen was presumably collected in June 1996.

Weight of Specimen:  184 g

Chemical Composition:  Ca2Mn27+Si10O28(OH)2•5H2O 
Hardness on Mohs Scale: 

Location:  N'Chwaning 2 mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman area, Northern Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  SKMF 002  

US $ 100

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