Manganite, Baryte
Thumbnail, 7.7 x 7.3 x 5.8 cm
Manganese deposit, Ilfeld, Nordhausen, Harz Mts, Thuringia, Germany
An EXCELLENT, OLD-TIME specimen of lustrous, black manganite prisms to 2.6 cm nicely accented by snow-white Baryte on massive manganite matrix from THE locality for fine manganite - Ilfeld, Harz Mtns., Germany. These were collected in the 19th century. late 1880s 7.7 x 7.3 x 5.8 cm