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Cuprite, Malachite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Cuprite, Malachite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Cuprite, Malachite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 14628
Mineral:Cuprite, Malachite on Calcite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Plate of white calcite matrix with many individual dodecahedral cuprite crystals up to 1 mm. Under magnification the cuprite can be seen to have small green malachite spherical crystals on the surface.
Overall Size:24x20x13 mm
Crystals:micro to 1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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