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Olmiite

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Description
Locality: 
NChwaning II Mine, Kuruman, North Cape Province, South Africa
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.2 × 2.3 × 2.2 cm
Description

Nice thumbnail showing salmon-coloured lustrous olmiite crystals on a piece of manganese matrix with small calcite crystals. Crystals like these came out from the mine only in a single find in 2009.

Mineral Data
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Olmiite

Formula: 
CaMn2+[SiO3(OH)](OH)
Strunz: 
9.AF.90
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
N'Chwaning II Mine, N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa...

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