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Kolwezite and Plancheite over Calcite from Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Type Locality for Kolwezite)

 
Kolwezite and Plancheite over Calcite from Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Type Locality for Kolwezite)

Kolwezite and Plancheite over Calcite from Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Type Locality for Kolwezite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 38738
Mineral:Kolwezite and Plancheite over Calcite
Locality:Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Type Locality for Kolwezite)
Description:Hemispherical aggregate 14 mm across of olive-brown kolwezite microcrystals surrounded by blue plancheite crystals to 1 mm in radiating aggregates over translucent brownish calcite crystals to 3 mm.
Overall Size:3.5x3x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 3 mm
Status: For reference only
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