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Dioptase and Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Dioptase and Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Dioptase and Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Dioptase and Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 34545
Mineral:Dioptase and Calcite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Sparkling green dioptase crystals up to 5 mm intergrown with colorless calcite crystals up to 4 mm covering one face of matrix. The contrast of the green dioptase against the white calcite is striking. Ex. Frank Jaeger collection #279
Overall Size:16x9x7 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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