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Tennantite pseudomorphs after Galena with Dolomite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Tennantite pseudomorphs after Galena with Dolomite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Tennantite pseudomorphs after Galena with Dolomite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Tennantite pseudomorphs after Galena with Dolomite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 55107
Mineral:Tennantite pseudomorphs after Galena with Dolomite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Sooty gray-black tennantite pseudomorphs after octahedral galena crystals to 18 mm with minor translucent white dolomite. The galena crystallized first, then altered atom by atom to tennantite while maintaining the octahedral galena form. Ex. Dr. N. Luppescu, originally acquired in 2007 from M. Sussman
Overall Size:7x5x4 cm
Crystals:5-18 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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