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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 40228
Mineral:Mimetite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Translucent yellow mimetite crystals in hemispherical aggregates up to 5 mm diameter with microcrystals of duftite, smithsonite, etc. The mimetite crystals are in several cavities throughout the specimen which could be split into smaller pieces.
Overall Size:5x5x5 cm
Crystals:micro to 2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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