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Kutnohorite

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MGR760345

Kutnohorite

Floater

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Description
Locality: 
Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
12.2 × 6.3 × 2.9 cm
Description

A remarkable specimen - it is developed as floater and consists of numerous inter-grown crystals and clusters. It is very tri-dimensional with lot of amazing details and the piece is very translucent - the first photo shows the speccimen with minor backlight and it expose this really intense pink color. The other images show the specimen under daylight. Looks great in various positions, no significant damages to report.

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Kutnohorite

Formula: 
Ca(Mn,Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Poličany, Kutná Hora (Kuttenberg), Central Bohemia Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
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