2.5" Luminous Pink KUTNAHORITE Crystals Fans w/Rounded Tips S. Africa for sale

$175.00
Product Code: EB0615KUTN4
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Location Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape Prov., South Africa
Size 2.5" x 2.4" x 1.5"
Suggested Stand A display square comes free with this specimen.

Kutnohorite is a rare manganese-rich carbonate that is very rare.  This specimen has a fine pink color, especially on the rounded terminations on the tops of the intergrown radial crystals that show their classic fan-shaped habit in cross-section.  The tops of the crystals have a satiny sheen  The largest fans are 2 cm in height.  The specimen has excellent fluorescence.  This piece came the classic locality for the species, and was mainly collected in the 1980s.