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Calcite on Dolomite stalactite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Calcite on Dolomite stalactite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Calcite on Dolomite stalactite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Calcite on Dolomite stalactite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Calcite on Dolomite stalactite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Calcite on Dolomite stalactite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Calcite on Dolomite stalactite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Dolomite stalactite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 55197
Mineral:Calcite on Dolomite stalactite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Finger-shaped stalactitic formation of translucent white dolomite with partial overgrowth of transparent colorless rhombohedral calcite crystals to 8 mm. The calcite crystals fluoresce orange under SW UV illumination.
Overall Size:6x3x2 cm
Crystals:2-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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