Orangy-Red Garnets on Matrix - SKMF 012

Drusy orangy-red garnets on matrix of manganite, Wessels mine


Measurements:  34 x 26 x 15 mm

Description:   Small, drusy orangy-red garnets coat a matrix of manganite. On top of the garnets, sits a group of black crystals (4 mm in diameter), probably manganite.

Weight of Specimen:  12.9 g

Chemical Composition:  Mn3+O(OH)  (manganite)   

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  4  (manganite)  

Location:   Wessels mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Northern Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  SKMF 012

US $ 45




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