Manganite on Rhodochrosite
Miniature, 3.3 x 3.2 x 3.1 cm
N'Chwaning Mine, North Cape Province, South Africa
A highly unusual specimen with SHARP, 1 mm manganite crystals showing excellent form and jet black luster, draping over a cluster of gem red, cherry-colored rhodochrosites. This would be from finds circa 1980, and is of a rare quality for the association