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Calcite with Hematite and Malachite inclusions from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Calcite with Hematite and Malachite inclusions from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Calcite with Hematite and Malachite inclusions from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 23554
Mineral:Calcite with Hematite and Malachite inclusions
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Large cluster of rhombohedral calcite crystals and scattered black goethite microcrystals. The calcite crystals are translucent, with lustrous crystal faces. The calcite appears pink-brown because of limonite coating. No apparent damage. Ex. J. Cilen (1916-1997) #6508
Overall Size:21x12x7 cm
Crystals:1-3 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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