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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 17507
Mineral:Calcite with Mottramite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Large cluster of lustrous, rhombic calcite crystals overgrown on a core of green mottramite. The green core is visible between the calcite crystals. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:9x7x3 cm
Crystals:2-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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