Lithiophilite (South Africa)
Noumas 1 Pegmatite (Blesberg mine), Northern Cape, South Africa. 45mm x 35mm x 20mm.
Blesberg was known as the largest producer of Feldspar for many years, of late it has been extensivly drilled and sampled in the search of lithium bearing minerals. This piece came form the days when the mine was in opration and large chumks of this was thrown aside in search of high grade feldspar for the ceramics industry! Estimated packed shipping weight +/- 160gr.