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Willemite var. Troostite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Willemite var. Troostite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Willemite var. Troostite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Willemite var. Troostite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Willemite var. Troostite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 50206
Mineral:Willemite var. Troostite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Double-sided specimen completely covered front and rear with translucent brown troostite crystals, the Mn-rich variety of the mineral species willemite, with a small cavity lined with translucent blue willemite on the rear. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #727; originally acquired from Sid Pieters (1920-2003)
Overall Size:10.5x6x4.5 cm
Crystals:0.1-0.8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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