Hausmannite, Andradite Garnets and Calcite  - SKMF 047

Hausmannite, andradite garnets and calcite

Measurements:  53 x 42 x 23 mm

Description:  A specimen consisting of hausmannite with some nice crystal faces, several bits of calcite and orangy-brown andradite garnets. 

The specimen has a few nicks.

Weight of Specimen:  81.0 g

Chemical Composition:
  Mn3+3O (hausmannite)
                                        Ca3Fe32+(SiO4)3  (andradite garnet)
                                        CaCO3   (calcite

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (hausmannite)  5.5 
                                          (andradite garnet)
                                          (calcite)  3

  N'Chwaning 2 mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman Area, Northern Cape, South Africa.

Specimen Code:  SKMF 047

US $ 35

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