Hematite - South Africa
N’Chwaning II Mine, Kuruman, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
5.5cm x 5cm
A cluster of sharp prismatic mirror-bright modified hexagonal hematite crystals form a handsome specimen. There is no damage. The specimen has great luster and is well balanced and attractive from all vantages. The crystals range in size from druse to 1.5cm x 1cm to the largest crystal of 3cm x 2.5cm.
Photo credit: Tom Spann