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Ephesite - Gloucester mine, Gloucester Farm, Postmasburg manganese field, Northern Cape, South Africa. (#:MINS8003)

Beautiful and lustrous crystals of the very rare red mica, Ephesite. This specimen, from the famous Postmasburg finds on a farm in the early 1980s, has mica books (up to 11 mm across) showing the classic pseudo-hexagonal cross-section of mica. The luster and color are superb. Very fine example for species. Ex. Francesco Bedognč collection.

Formula :
NaLiAl2[(OH)2/Al2Si2O_10_]

System: triclinic Hardness:3½-4 Rarity:rare
Strunz id:VIII/H.14-20 - SILICATES
Name origin: For Ephesus (Turkey), near where the mineral was originally found.

Specimen weight:32 gr.
Crystal size:Up to 1,1 cm wide
Overall size: 40mm x 30 mm x 32 mm



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Ephesite - Gloucester mine, Gloucester Farm, Postmasburg manganese field, Northern Cape, South Africa.


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