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Calcite with Dioptase inclusions from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Calcite with Dioptase inclusions from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Calcite with Dioptase inclusions from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Calcite with Dioptase inclusions from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Calcite with Dioptase inclusions from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite with Dioptase inclusions from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 51608
Mineral:Calcite with Dioptase inclusions
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Transparent-to-translucent beige-colored rhombohedral calcite crystals to 22 mm with bright green dioptase microcrystals included on a phantom zone 3 mm below the surface of the calcite crystals. Ex. Larry Krause (1945-2010) collection
Overall Size:5x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:7-22 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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