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Willemite, Calcite, Barite on Hematite (fluoresces orange and green under UV) from Namibia

 
Willemite, Calcite, Barite on Hematite (fluoresces orange and green under UV) from Namibia

Willemite, Calcite, Barite on Hematite (fluoresces orange and green under UV) from Namibia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Willemite, Calcite, Barite on Hematite (fluoresces orange and green under UV) from Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 20894
Mineral:Willemite, Calcite, Barite on Hematite (fluoresces orange and green under UV)
Locality:Namibia
Description:Brown hematite matrix with crystals of barite with overgrowth of calcite (fluoresces orange) and willemite (fluoresces and phosphoresces green). I wish I knew where this specimen is from! (Most likely it is from Berg Aukus or the Tsumeb Mine in Namibia.) Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970)
Overall Size:9x7x4 cm
Crystals:.5-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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