Braunite, Andradite
N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Small Cabinet, 6.7 x 4.8 x 1.9 cm
A splendid and rich matrix specimen of lustrous chisel-point Braunite crystals that range up to 1 cm in length. Most of the crystals are beautifully striated and well-terminated. The bottom of the specimen is completely coated with Andradite Garnets, and there are many sprinkled on the Braunites, as well. Ex. Charlie Key.