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Descloizite with Smithsonite over Dolomite from Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia

 
Descloizite with Smithsonite over Dolomite from Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia

Descloizite with Smithsonite over Dolomite from Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia

Descloizite with Smithsonite over Dolomite from Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia

Descloizite with Smithsonite over Dolomite from Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Descloizite with Smithsonite over Dolomite from Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 49621
Mineral:Descloizite with Smithsonite over Dolomite
Locality:Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia
Description:Showy cluster of lustrous brown-black bladed descloizite crystals to 15 mm with translucent rhombohedral brown smithsonite crystals to 1 mm on the rear faces of the descloizite crystals. The descloizite crystals formed over a crust of white dolomite. Ex. Martin Jensen collection #MJ0398
Overall Size:11x8x4 cm
Crystals:0.5-15.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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