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Calcite over Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Calcite over Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Calcite over Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Calcite over Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 51614
Mineral:Calcite over Malachite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Lustrous transparent pale-yellow rhombohedral calcite crystals to 7 mm over fibrous translucent green malachite crystals to 2 mm. The malachite is visible included in the calcite, and underneath where it is exposed. Ex. Larry Krause (1945-2010) collection
Overall Size:4.5x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:1-7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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