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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 37622
Mineral:Calcite and Asbolane
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Colorless transparent scalenohedral calcite crystals up to 25 mm long covering one face of a vein of calcite. The tips of many of the calcite crystals have dark inclusions of asbolane. See photo of similar specimen in Mineralogical Record v.9 #1, p. 45. Ex. Robert Lambert #RL 568
Overall Size:11x8x4 cm
Crystals:.1-52 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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