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Dioptase, Duftite, Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

 
Dioptase, Duftite, Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

Dioptase, Duftite, Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 41922
Mineral:Dioptase, Duftite, Calcite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)
Description:Colorful specimen of sparkling green dioptase crystals up to 1 mm overgrown with colorless calcite crystals up to 1 mm with a few larger crystals up to 6 mm. Under the dioptase is an earlier deposition of olive-green duftite crystals up to 1 mm. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #131; ex. Zweibels in 1976
Overall Size:9x5x4 cm
Crystals:1-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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