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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 19121
Mineral:Calcite on Calcite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description: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
Overall Size:6x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:2-13 mm
Status: For reference only
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