This is a Thumbnail size Manganoan Calcite from, N’chwaning Mine lll, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape, South Africa
Colours Pop when Illuminated with UV (See Video for reference)
Crystal Dimensions: 3cm (1.1”) x 2cm (0.7”)
Perky Display Box Dimensions:
3.5cm (1.3”) x 3.5cm (1.3”)
Crystal Weight: 4.9 grams
Manganoan calcite or manganocalcite is a variety of calcite rich in manganese, which gives the mineral a pink color.
Its chemical formula is (Ca,Mn)CO 3.