- Manganite, Baryte
- Cabinet, 10.5 x 6.5 x 5.4 cm
- Ilfeld, Nordhausen, Harz Mts, Thuringia, Germany
A fine, old-time cluster of highly lustrous, striated, jet-black manganite prisms nicely accented with white Baryte on massive manganite cabinet matrix. These old pieces came out in about 1886-1888 (per Bancroft's book). These fine, lustrous crystals reach 3.0 cm.