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Mineral: Vaterite: CaCO3  
Defernite: Ca6(CO3)2-x(SiO4)x(OH)7(Cl,OH)1-2x (x=0,5)  
Manganite: MnO(OH)
Comments: Opaque white fibrous vaterite with red defernite and black manganite.
Location: Kombat Mine, Otavi, Otjozondjupa, Namibia.
Scale: See Photo.
Copyright: © Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species
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