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Aragonite var. Nicholsonite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Aragonite var. Nicholsonite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Aragonite var. Nicholsonite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 31914
Mineral:Aragonite var. Nicholsonite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:White crystals of nicholsonite, a variety of aragonite with Zn, Fe, Mn impurities. The crystals have a triangular cross section and surfaces composed of many minute crystal faces in parallel orientation. Ex. Dr. N. Luppescu
Overall Size:8x5x4 cm
Crystals:5-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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