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

Classification
Species:Olmiite
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Bonazzi, P., Bindi, L., Medenbach, O., Pagano, R., Lampronti, Menchetti, S. (2007): Olmiite, CaMn[SiO3(OH)](OH), the Mn-dominant analogue of poldervaartite, a new mineral species from Kalahari manganese fields (Republic of South Africa), Mineralogical Magazine, 71, 193-291.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Bultfonteinite
Celestine
Hematite
Poldervaartite
Sturmanite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Bultfonteinite90 photos of Olmiite associated with Bultfonteinite at this locality.
Calcite84 photos of Olmiite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Oyelite28 photos of Olmiite associated with Oyelite at this locality.
Quartz11 photos of Olmiite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Xonotlite11 photos of Olmiite associated with Xonotlite at this locality.
Celestine8 photos of Olmiite associated with Celestine at this locality.
Poldervaartite6 photos of Olmiite associated with Poldervaartite at this locality.
Pectolite5 photos of Olmiite associated with Pectolite at this locality.
Manganite4 photos of Olmiite associated with Manganite at this locality.
Natrolite2 photos of Olmiite associated with Natrolite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Olmiite 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 Olmiite
12.3km (7.7 miles) A Wessels Mine (Wessel's Mine), Hotazel, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
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