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Calcite with Malachite inclusions from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Calcite with Malachite inclusions from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite with Malachite inclusions from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 12299
Mineral:Calcite with Malachite inclusions
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Transparent rhombic calcite crystals to 15 mm on edge with bright green inclusions of malachite in about half the crystals. Fluoresces under UV illumination. A classic combination from this mine. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #M859
Overall Size:6x6x2 cm
Crystals:8-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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