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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. 25327
Mineral:Descloizite
Locality:Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia
Description:Lustrous, red-brown crystals of descloizite in pointed, spear-head crystals. The crystals are thin and translucent with excellent crystallization. The best crystals are in the shallow cavities where they grew free of other crystals. Purchased in 1960. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #B950
Overall Size:11x11x8 cm
Crystals:1-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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