Shigaite, Rhodochrosite
Miniature, 4.3 x 3.3 x 1.5 cm
N'Chwaning II Mine, N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
A beautiful and excellent combination specimen of a solid crust of very sparkly, transparent, rose-red rhodochrosite crystals RICHLY covered with gemmy, cherry-red, micro shigaite crystals on matrix from the famous N'Chwaning II Mine. This piece comes from a small recent find and is exceptional material with the extensive shigaite coverage.