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

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

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Cerussite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 15228
Mineral:Cerussite on Calcite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Pale lavender-pink calcite crystals up to 2 mm coating one side of plate of matrix. Overgrown on the calcite are colorless cerussite crystals up to 7 mm. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:12x8x3 cm
Crystals:1-7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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