Reine Ackermann

Reine Ackermann

www.kalahariminerals.com
Cape Town, South Africa / Simply here exploring this little reality of ours. I enjoy collecting and trading in mineral specimens, saling, surfing and writing short stories.
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#Calcite is one of my favourite #minerals Partly because it chemically is the same as our bones #CaCO3 and because depite the fact that it is relatively common, due to its softness it is still rare to get a #beautiful #aesthetic #undamaged #specimen - kinda like us humans. #Silver Calcite from #SouthAfrica

is one of my favourite Partly because it chemically is the same as our bones and because depite the fact that it is relatively common, due to its softness it is still rare to get a - kinda like us humans. Calcite from

#Pseudomorph #minerals are minerals where an existing crystal is replaced by a different mineral - this means you end up with a mineral with the shape of a different one... Above is #malachite after #azurite from #Tsumeb #mine in #Namibia

are minerals where an existing crystal is replaced by a different mineral - this means you end up with a mineral with the shape of a different one.

#Kutnahorite is basically a #calcite #crystal with #manganese in its structure that makes its colour turn #pink This piece comes from the #KalahariDesert in #SouthAfrica

is basically a with in its structure that makes its colour turn This piece comes from the in

#inesite from the #KalahariManganeseFields in #SouthAfrica Delicate needle-like #crystals cover the entire #specimen

from the in Delicate needle-like cover the entire

#Kalahari #Ettrigite with its bright #yellow #crystals always adds great colour and vibrant #energy

with its bright always adds great colour and vibrant

Ligth blue Celestite crystals on a manganite matrix. Here in #SouthAfrica we get a wide variety of minerals from the manganese mines in the #Kalahari #Desert  These crystals have a gentle etheric energy, the black manganese oxide acting to ground and activate the combination.

Ligth blue Celestite crystals on a manganite matrix. Here in we get a wide variety of minerals from the manganese mines in the These crystals have a gentle etheric energy, the black manganese oxide acting to ground and activate the combination.

Aquamarine Twin crystal from the Erongo Mountains, Namibia.

An interesting aquamarine crystal due to the facets formed around the termination. The colour is a powder blue with the front half the crystal being clear of fractures or inclusions.

Water bubble inside a quartz crystal This smokey and amethyst included specimen holds a beautiful bubble inside, it moves around inside a small water pocket trapped within the quartz. www.kalahariminerals.com

Water bubble inside a quartz crystal This smokey and amethyst included specimen holds a beautiful bubble inside, it moves around inside a small water pocket trapped within the quartz. www.kalahariminerals.com

Rainbow Amethyst Quartz. An electric crystal from Brandberg Mountain in Namibia. This crystal is filled with smokey and amethyst swirls, internal pockets and fractures refect and intensify the light within and iron oxide inclusions augment the colour. This crystal is totally natural, uncut and unpolished. Price $75. This crystal is for sale at KalahariMinerals.com

Rainbow Amethyst Quartz. An electric crystal from Brandberg Mountain in Namibia. This crystal is filled with smokey and amethyst swirls, internal pockets and fractures refect and intensify the light within and iron oxide inclusions augment the colour. This crystal is totally natural, uncut and unpolished. Price $75. This crystal is for sale at KalahariMinerals.com

Brandberg Amethyst Phantom -  deep purple amethyst caught in beautifully clear quartz.  Amethyst is a stone of higher wisdom, peace and tranquility. This crystal is totally natural, uncut and unpolished.  Price $175   This crystal is for sale at KalahariMinerals.com along with a host of new specimens

Brandberg Amethyst Phantom - deep purple amethyst caught in beautifully clear quartz. Amethyst is a stone of higher wisdom, peace and tranquility. This crystal is totally natural, uncut and unpolished. Price $175 This crystal is for sale at KalahariMinerals.com along with a host of new specimens