Baryte, Gageite, & Rhodochrosite
N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Miniature, 3.8 x 2.3 x 2.2 cm
Ex. Marilyn Dodge
This is an amazing combination piece. Imagine, lustrous, razor-sharp Barytes to .9 cm on edge, gemmy pink 1 mm Rhodos completely coating the top of the matrix, and the incredibly rare Gageite underlaying and poking out here and there (brown microcrystals) .