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Heterogenite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Heterogenite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Heterogenite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 17645
Mineral:Heterogenite on Calcite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Lustrous botryoidal black heterogenite crystals to 1 mm diameter coating parallel rhombohedral calcite crystals to 5 mm. The irregular surface with botryoidal shapes is known as Alligator Skin by the local miners.
Overall Size:3.5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:0.1-5.0 mm
Status: For reference only
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