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Calcite and Dolomite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Calcite and Dolomite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 16090
Mineral:Calcite and Dolomite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Circular plate of pale yellow dolomite with druzy crystalline outer layer. Overgrown on the dolomite are epimorph of white calcite that formed over another acicular mineral, now missing. Fluoresces under UV illumination.
Overall Size:7x6x3 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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