Diaspore (Var: Mangan-Diaspore)
Miniature, 4.3 x 3.3 x 2.0 cm
Wessels Mine (Wessel's Mine), Hotazel, Kalahari manganese fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
An exceptional specimen of the rare Manganese-rich variety of Diaspore, with large finely-bladed crystals to 2.6 cm. The piece is very rich, and the blades sit beautifully on matrix, exhibiting excellent pearly luster and a fine rose color. Ex. Charlie Key stock.