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Cerussite (Chrome-rich) from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Cerussite (Chrome-rich) from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 39825
Mineral:Cerussite (Chrome-rich)
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Bright yellow translucent cerussite crystals with no matrix attached. When viewed under magnification complex twinning is visible on the surfaces and edges. The rare yellow color is due to high impurities of chrome.
Overall Size:17x14x5 mm
Crystals:0.5-3.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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