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Mineral Specimen No. 69323:
Calcite on Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia.

This mineral specimen of Calcite on Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 69323:

Minerals Species: Calcite on Duftite.
Location of mineral deposit: Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia. (Type Locality for Duftite) Click here to see other minerals from Type localities.
Description: Large 30 mm rhombohedral calcite crystal with several smaller calcite crystals around the sides on matrix coated with green duftite microcrystals. The calcite crystals are colorless, with gray-brown inclusions, and fluoresce orange under SW UV. No damage is visible to the unaided eye, but minor damage is visible under 20x magnification. Ex. Georg Gebhard (author of Tsumeb I and II).
Overall size of mineral specimen: 4x4x4 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 30 mm
Price: $225 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Calcite on Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Calcite on Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Calcite on Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Calcite on Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Calcite on Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Calcite on Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Photographs Above: daylight illumination. Photographs Below: UV illumination with SuperBright SW lamp. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Mineral Specimens: Calcite on Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

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