Hausmannite pseudo. after Manganite
Ilfeld, Harz Mountains, Germany
3.5x 3.4x 2.0 cm
A rare pseudomorph of hausmannite after manganite, from
the classic locality at Ilfeld. These pseudos are very difficult to
obtain, and I have only seen a couple similar pieces for sale.
This specimen is composed of a cluster of elongated,
terminated manganite crystals that have been completely replaced by