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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 16140
Mineral:Calcite with Smithsonite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Rounded formation of rhombic calcite crystals up to 12 mm on edge. The calcite is internally zoned gray to white and fluoresces under UV illumination. Selectively coating the calcite is 1 mm silvery smithsonite crystals. Ex. M. Sussman collection
Overall Size:10x8x5 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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