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Calcite on Smithsonite with Willemite from Berg Aukas Mine, 16 km ENE of Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia

 
Calcite on Smithsonite with Willemite from Berg Aukas Mine, 16 km ENE of Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia

Calcite on Smithsonite with Willemite from Berg Aukas Mine, 16 km ENE of Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Smithsonite with Willemite from Berg Aukas Mine, 16 km ENE of Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 30321
Mineral:Calcite on Smithsonite with Willemite
Locality:Berg Aukas Mine, 16 km ENE of Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia
Description:Rhombohedral crystals of white calcite up to 8 mm on pale green smithsonite. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination and scattered willemite microcrystals on the rear fluoresce white.
Overall Size:9x6x2 cm
Crystals:micro to 8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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