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Aragonite var. Nicholsonite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Aragonite var. Nicholsonite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Aragonite var. Nicholsonite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 41413
Mineral:Aragonite var. Nicholsonite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Prismatic green aragonite crystals up to 21 mm long mixed with colorless calcite crystals up to 3 mm and orange smithsonite microcrystals. The aragonite has Fe, Z, Mn impurities and was formerly known as Nicholsonite, now an obsolete name. Ex. John Albanese (1898-1969)
Overall Size:10x7x5 cm
Crystals:micro to 21 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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