Olmiite was officially named as a new species in 2006. It is the Manganese dominant analog of poldervaartite. It is named after the Italian mineralogist Filippo Olmi. The only known location where olmiite is found is the N’Chwaning II mine, Kalahari field, Republic of South Africa.
- Optical Properties
- Characteristic Physical Properties
- Chemistry & Crystallography
Countries of Origin
Unknown; South Africa