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Thaumasite from
N'Chwaning II Mine, N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Thaumasite
Formula:Ca3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2O
Comments:Crystals to 5cm.
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Minerals of South Africa
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Calcite
Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)
Pectolite
Xonotlite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite7 photos of Thaumasite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Gaudefroyite5 photos of Thaumasite associated with Gaudefroyite at this locality.
Ettringite3 photos of Thaumasite associated with Ettringite at this locality.
Hausmannite2 photos of Thaumasite associated with Hausmannite at this locality.
Andradite2 photos of Thaumasite associated with Andradite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Thaumasite data
Locality Data:Click here to view N'Chwaning II Mine, N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Nearest other occurrences of Thaumasite
0.6km (0.3 miles) A N'Chwaning I Mine, N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
12.3km (7.7 miles) B Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
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