Sturmanite, Hematite
N'Chwaning II Mine, N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Cabinet, 9.5 x 7.4 x 4.7 cm
Tabular, GEM, olive-green sturmanite crystals RICHLY line two vugs in massive, layered hematite ore on this excellent and showy specimen from the famous N'Chwaning II Mine. The nicely beveled crystals are so glassy. This is an UNCOMMON sturmanite varietal. Ex. Rob Smith Collection, a noted South Africa/Namibia collector.