Catalogue number #1052
Olmiite with Oyelite and Calcite
N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields
, South Africa
Lustrous translucent olmiite crystals 5-9mm across cover the top of the specimen with a delicate beige to pinkish/orange colour depending on lighting. A little associated calcite and oyelite on the matrix between olmiite crystals. Minor contacts at the edges but mostly perfect condition. Gorgeous showy example of this rare mineral from the type locality.