Hematite, Andradite
Wessels Mine (Wessel's Mine), Hotazel, Kalahari manganese fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Miniature, 4.2 x 3.1 x 2.9 cm
A large, finely-formed, pseudo-scalenohedral crystal of hematite from the famous Wessels Mine. The crystal is complete, with natural contact and mineral attachment on the back side. It is decorated with little wind-colored andradite garnets. Fine, shiny-metallic face, very sharp! Circa 1980s.