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Dolomite with Mimetite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Dolomite with Mimetite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Dolomite with Mimetite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Dolomite with Mimetite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 56370
Mineral:Dolomite with Mimetite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Transparent-to-translucent white rhombohedral dolomite crystals to 8 mm with rounded translucent yellow mimetite compound crystals to 6 mm. The front and rear are fully crystallized. The dolomite fluoresces bright orange under SW UV. Ex. A. Stevenson (1916-2007) collection #2264
Overall Size:7.5x5x2 cm
Crystals:0.5-8.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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