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Mineral Specimen No. 69315:
Cerussite (sixling twin) with Hydrocerussite and Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia.

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 69315:

Minerals Species: Cerussite (sixling twin) with Hydrocerussite and Calcite.
Location of mineral deposit: Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia.
Description: Large transparent colorless cerussite crystals with coating of white hydrocerussite on select faces and minor white calcite crystals. The cerussite crystals are repeatedly twinned at 60° angles resulting in a star-shaped group known as a sixling twin. Scattered damage to the crystal edges throughout. Ex. Georg Gebhard (author of Tsumeb I and II).
Overall size of mineral specimen: 4x3.5x3 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-22 mm
Price: $400 net (plus shipping).

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Mineral Specimens: Cerussite (sixling twin) with Hydrocerussite and Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Cerussite (sixling twin) with Hydrocerussite and Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Cerussite (sixling twin) with Hydrocerussite and Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Cerussite (sixling twin) with Hydrocerussite and Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Cerussite (sixling twin) with Hydrocerussite and Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Cerussite (sixling twin) with Hydrocerussite and Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

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Mineral Specimens: Cerussite (sixling twin) with Hydrocerussite and Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

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