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Dioptase on Malachite and Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

 
Dioptase on Malachite and Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

Dioptase on Malachite and Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 22224
Mineral:Dioptase on Malachite and Duftite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)
Description:White calcite matrix overgrown on the rear with olive-green duftite microcrystals and overgrown on the front with green malachite microcrystals and deep-green dioptase crystals up to 3 mm. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination.
Overall Size:4x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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