Marshallsussmanite (IMA2013-067) - Sold
- Wessels mine
- Kalahari Manganese Field
- Northern Cape Province
- South Africa
- 0.6 by 0.4 by 0.1 cm – Gelatin capsule size (<1 cm)
Marshallsussmanite is a new mineral (IMA2013-067) species of the pectolite group with composition NaCaMnSi3O8(OH). The mineral name honors Marshall Sussman, well-known collector specializing in minerals from Tsumeb. The mineral name and some details appear in an IMA newsletter here. This is a cleavage fragment of the mineral. Very rare!