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Dioptase inclusions in Calcite with Mottramite and Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Dioptase inclusions in Calcite with Mottramite and Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Dioptase inclusions in Calcite with Mottramite and Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Dioptase inclusions in Calcite with Mottramite and Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Dioptase inclusions in Calcite with Mottramite and Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 45893
Mineral:Dioptase inclusions in Calcite with Mottramite and Malachite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Lustrous transparent pale-yellow rhombohedral calcite crystals to 10 mm included with translucent green dioptase crystals to 1 mm, plus scattered hemispherical olive-green mottramite crystals to 0.2 mm and fibrous malachite to 3 mm on the surfaces. From my private collection; originally acquired in 1989
Overall Size:11x7x4 cm
Crystals:0.1-10.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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