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Mineral Specimen No. 70136:
Calcite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia.

This mineral specimen of Calcite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, 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. 70136:

Minerals Species: Calcite on Calcite.
Location of mineral deposit: Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia.
Description: Lustrous transparent rhombohedral calcite crystals to 14 mm on a double-sided plate of earlier translucent yellow calcite that is coated with a thin layer of white calcite-dolomite microcrystals. The large calcite crystals fluoresce orange under SW UV. All crystals are complete and undamaged, except the outer edges where it was attached to surrounding matrix. Ex. W. Keller #5196, acquired in 1998 from Weinrich.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 5x4x3 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 14 mm
Price: $48 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Calcite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Calcite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Calcite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Calcite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Calcite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Calcite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, 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 Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

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