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Otavite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Otavite)

 
Otavite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Otavite)

Otavite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Otavite)

Otavite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Otavite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 56856
Mineral:Otavite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Otavite)
Description:Convex double-sided formation of translucent pale-yellow rhombohedral otavite crystals with surfaces composed of many microscopic parallel crystal faces. Ex. E. Carmichael collection, originally acquired in 1979 for $100
Overall Size:4x3x1 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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