Specimen #694

Name: Poldervaarite and Bultfonteinite

Type: Micromount

Locality: Wessels Mine (Wessel's Mine), Hotazel, Kalahari manganese fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N



Acquired: 2008-06-02

Source: Simkev Micromounts

Label: N

Comment: Type locality! Very fine sharp beige crystals with a glassy outer rim surrounding a white inner core. All with Bultfonteinite crystals.

Minerals: Bultfonteinite (Ca2SiO2(OH,F)4) Poldervaartite ((Ca,Mn++)2SiO3(OH)2)

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Magnification: 7.5X Field of View: 8.4 x 5.6 mm