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

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

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

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

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Smithsonite on Descloizite from Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 24985
Mineral:Smithsonite on Descloizite
Locality:Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia
Description:Beautiful specimen of colorless-to-beige smithsonite crystals up to 1 mm on branching, arrowhead-shaped, brown descloizite crystals up to 20 mm. The smithsonite only coats the faces in one orientation, contrasting the descloizite nicely.
Overall Size:8x7x6 cm
Crystals:.5-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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