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

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

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

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Duftite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 55101
Mineral:Duftite on Calcite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)
Description:Rounded formation of translucent white rhombohedral calcite crystals to 25 mm with olive-green duftite crystals to 0.02 mm on select surfaces. The calcite crystals fluoresce orange under UV illumination. Ex. Dr. N. Luppescu, originally acquired in 2002 from Gerdus Bronn
Overall Size:11x9x7 cm
Crystals:0.01-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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