- Thumbnail, 2.7 x 2.1 x 1.4 cm
- Wessels Mine (Wessel's Mine), Hotazel, Kalahari manganese fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
A beautiful red ball of inesite from the 1970s find at the Wessels Mine. The little inesite blade sticking off the side has the chatoyant or silky shimmering luster typical of inesite. This piece is a translucent hemisphere and close examination shows the lustrous radial inesite blades. Ex. Charlie Key Collection.