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Calcite with Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

 
Calcite with Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite with Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 10425
Mineral:Calcite with Duftite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)
Description:Rhombic white calcite crystals up to 2 cm tinted with green duftite on the surface of part of the specimen. The calcite fluoresces bright orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:7x5x3 cm
Crystals:3-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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