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Aragonite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Aragonite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Aragonite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 36250
Mineral:Aragonite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Beautifully complex cluster of translucent colorless aragonite crystals in pagoda-like formations of parallel crystals. The aragonite fluoresces white under UV illumination. The cluster is fully crystallized all around with no damage.
Overall Size:7x6x5 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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