Calcite with Oyelite – SKMF 021

Measurements:  51 x 35 x 32 mm

Description:  Gemmy, sparkling calcite crystals and aggregates of oyelite sit on a conglomorate matrix. 

The specimen has very little damage - just a few contact marks.

Weight of Specimen:  31.0 g

Chemical Composition:  CaCO3   (calcite)  
                                       Ca10B2Si8O29•12(H2O)  (oyelite)    

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (calcite)  3
                                          (oyelite)  5

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

Specimen Code:  SKMF 021

US $ 120


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