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English: Ettringite
Locality: N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Locality at mindat.org)
Size: 4.6 x 2.5 x 2 cm.
A robust single crystal, complete-all-around, that exemplifies the qualities of this find: translucency, shimmering surface lustre, 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.
Deutsch: Ettringit
Fundort: N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese fields, Nordkap , Südafrika (Fundort bei mindat.org)
Größe: 4.6 x 2.5 x 2 cm.
Date before March 2010
Source http://www.mindat.org/photo-279135.html
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