Description

    Romanechite
    Kittorate, Morocco
    5.66 x 4.44 x 2.58 inches (14.38 x 11.28 x 6.55 cm)


    This most unusual specimen is also quite hearty and massive. The primary constituent of psilomene, or a mixture of minerals, Romanechite is an ore of Manganese and involved with steelmaking. Here sprays of the silvery fibrous mineral radiate over the rust reddish-brown matrix. The metallic needles are amazing.

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2017
    6th-13th Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
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