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|Calcite on Calcite
|Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
|Large, rhombic calcite crystals up to 13 mm overgrown on smaller (earlier generation) calcite crystals on dolomite matrix. The large rhombic crystals are translucent, clearly showing double refraction. Ex. Lipman calcite collection
|For reference only
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