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Copper and Aragonite var. Tarnowitzite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Copper and Aragonite var. Tarnowitzite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Copper and Aragonite var. Tarnowitzite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 32233
Mineral:Copper and Aragonite var. Tarnowitzite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Tarnished crystals of native copper intergrown on lustrous crystals of colorless tarnowitzite, a lead-rich variety of aragonite. Some of the tarnowitzite crystals are transparent, revealing metallic native copper inclusions. Rare.
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:.2-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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