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Descloizite from Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia

 
Descloizite from Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia

Descloizite from Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 15773
Mineral:Descloizite
Locality:Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia
Description:Unusual formation of large, near-black descloizite crystals with crystal terminations of many minute crystal faces. At first glance it looks like an overgrowth of another mineral, but is in fact an uncommon habit of descloizite. Ex. M. Sussman collection.
Overall Size:5x3x3 cm
Crystals:6-13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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