Apophyllite with Hematite Inclusions
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From a find around 2002 these were limited in quantity and quickly absorbed into the market. This mine is not well known for specimens. The tabular apophyllites are colored brick red by hematite inclusions. The manganese matrix is coated with microcrystals which give it a sparkle.
Locality: UMK Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Near Kuruman South Africa
Composition: Hydrous Calcium Potassium Fluoro-hydroxyl-Silicate