Mineral Specimen #5383 Fluorescent Calcite, Chalcopyrite
N'Chwaning II Mine, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
6.7 x 2.8 x 1.5 cm
Sharply terminated, well formed Calcite crystals which are off white in color and fluoresce pink/orange under SW. The Calcite has a high, glossy luster with a slightly melted appearance and was likely subjected to acidic waters. Attached to the Calcite is an aggregate of golden colored Chalcopyrite crystals.
Flaws: Nothing Appreciable
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Africa | Calcite | Sulfides and Sulfosalts | Fluorescents | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars