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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 45950
Mineral:Dioptase on Calcite with Duftite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)
Description:Lustrous emerald-green transparent dioptase crystals to 9 mm long on calcite-rich matrix with olive-green duftite microcrystals. Ex. Robert P. Bates (1926-2008) collection #681
Overall Size:30x28x12 mm
Crystals:micro to 9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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