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Calcite on Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Calcite on Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Calcite on Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 31542
Mineral:Calcite on Cerussite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Thin coating of colorless calcite microcrystals on a flat formation of reticulated cerussite crystals. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination. Complete and undamaged. Old collection #2688
Overall Size:4x3x1 cm
Crystals:.5-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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