N'Chwaning Mines, Kalahari Fields, South Africa
Miniature, 4.5 x 3.3 x 3.0 cm
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This unique specimen is one of my favorites of the lot, so unlike anything else. An elegant and unusual cluster, quite unlike any other example of the species I have seen from previous finds in its geometry as well as in the qualities of the crystals. The larger crystal is doubly-terminated and 4.5 cm long, over 1 cm thick. It exemplifies the qualities of this find: translucency, shimmering surface luster, and unusual tapering form. It has a pastel lemon-yellow color. It is hard to explain or convey in pictures, but there is a certain ethereal quality to these specimens that makes the crystals look "soft" and unusual compared to most other large crystalline species. And, this is a rather large example for this species.