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Dioptase and Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Dioptase and Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Dioptase and Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 18004
Mineral:Dioptase and Cerussite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Superb specimen of green dioptase crystals up to 12 mm long on white calcite matrix. Nestled on the dioptase is a colorless v-twin of cerussite crystals 10 mm across. This is the only specimen I have seen with both of these minerals together.
Overall Size:8x6x5 cm
Crystals:2-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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