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Descloizite from Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia

 
Descloizite from Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia

Descloizite from Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 21531
Mineral:Descloizite
Locality:Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia
Description:Sharp, well formed descloizite crystals completely covering vuggy matrix. The outer crystals are black, under magnification is seen transparent orange crystal beneath. No damage. Purchased from a miner's widow in 1961. This famous mined closed in 1978.
Overall Size:10x7x6 cm
Crystals:3-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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