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Cerussite (twinned crystals) with Mottramite over Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Cerussite (twinned crystals) with Mottramite over Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Cerussite (twinned crystals) with Mottramite over Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Cerussite (twinned crystals) with Mottramite over Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Cerussite (twinned crystals) with Mottramite over Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Cerussite (twinned crystals) with Mottramite over Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Cerussite (twinned crystals) with Mottramite over Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 56867
Mineral:Cerussite (twinned crystals) with Mottramite over Calcite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Transparent colorless cerussite crystals to 6 mm on dark brown-black mottramite microcrystals on one face of white calcite. The cerussite crystals have silky luster due to parallel microscopic crystal faces and many of the crystals are twinned at 60. Ex. E. Carmichael collection
Overall Size:3.5x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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