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Calcite with Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

 
Calcite with Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite with Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 19925
Mineral:Calcite with Duftite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)
Description:Pristine cluster of rhombic, colorless calcite crystals up to 12 mm. On one side of the cluster is a coating of apple-green duftite micro crystals. No damage. The calcite crystals fluoresce orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:9x7x6 cm
Crystals:micro to 12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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