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Calcite with Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

 
Calcite with Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite with Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 16443
Mineral:Calcite with Duftite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)
Description:Small cluster of colorless calcite crystals up to 9 mm with overgrowth of green duftite micro crystals and small 2 mm rosettes of duftite. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:25x20x12 mm
Crystals:1-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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