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Mineral Specimen No. 76295:
Austinite over Quartz for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia.

This mineral specimen Austinite over Quartz 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 76295:

Mineral Species: Austinite over Quartz.
Location of origin: Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia.
Description: Rich cluster of lustrous translucent green austinite crystals to 1.5 mm completely coating elongated quartz crystals to 16 mm. Austinite, a rare arsenate mineral, is difficult to obtain from Tsumeb (only three illustrated on Mindat.org). Most crystals are complete and undamaged, but a few of the quartz crystals are incomplete exposing the the cores of quartz with austinite coating. Ex. Vochten collection; Weinrich 2661085; species confirmed by Marcus Origlieri.
Overall size: 7x7x5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 0.5-16.0 mm
Price: $950 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Austinite over Quartz for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Austinite over Quartz for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Austinite over Quartz for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Austinite over Quartz for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Austinite over Quartz for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Austinite over Quartz for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Austinite over Quartz for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Austinite over Quartz for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Detail view of mineral Austinite over Quartz for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

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