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Kalahari Sandstone XL with Manganese
Kalahari Sandstone XL with Manganese Desk or Curio Display!
Beautiful, artistic natural weave of color and form pervades this fantastic
specimen from one of earth's most unique geological locations.
This specimen came from the extremely well-preserved, 2.2 billion-year-old sedimentary rocks of the Transvaal Supergroup near Hotazel in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. The Kalahari Manganese Field is one of the astounding geological and mineralogical wonders of the world. In addition to representing by far the largest-known land-based manganese deposit on Earth, the Kalahari Manganese Field is also the world’s top producer of ore in manganese metal tonnage. It also hosts a world-renowned, unique and varied assemblage of aesthetic collector’s mineral specimens that are often rare or unique, such as this one.
Size: 130mm L X 98mm W x 17mm D, Weight: 390 grams
Shipped with Certificate of Authenticity, information about the specimen.
Last one from this fabulous geological location. Legally collected on private land.