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Mineral Specimen No. 70277:
Calcite with Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia.

This mineral specimen of Calcite with Duftite 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. 70277:

Minerals Species: Calcite with Duftite.
Location of mineral deposit: Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia. (Type Locality for Duftite) Click here to see other minerals from Type localities.
Description: Large lustrous translucent pale yellow calcite crystals with green duftite microcrystals in small groups on the calcite. The calcite crystals are rhombohedral form and fluoresce orange under SW UV illumination. Most crystal faces are clean and undamaged, but one corner is bruised.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 8x6x4.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 18 mm
Price: $75 (plus shipping).

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

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

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

Cabinet-sized Specimen

     


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