Measurements: 57 x 37 x 36 mm
Description: A two-sided specimen with semi-geodes lined with minute botryoidal rhodochrosite crystals with a pink to light lavender colouring, on matrix. The matrix, with bits of yellowish-brown clay, is unknown to us.
The specimen comes from a pocket that was found in January 2014 at the N'Chwaning 1 mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields.
There is some damage to the edges
of the geodes and semi-geodes.
Composition: MnCO3 (rhodochrosite)
Hardness on Mohs Scale: (rhodochrosite) 3
Location: N'Chwaning 1
Fields, Kuruman area,
Specimen Code: SKMF 050
US $ 25.