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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 57493
Mineral:Calcite on Dolomite molds after Calcite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Large double-sided specimen of lustrous transparent pale-yellow calcite crystals to 13 mm on thin pink dolomite casts after calcite crystals to 24 mm. The calcite crystals are flattened rhombohedral form. The edge reveals two layers of dolomite molds. Ex. Lawrence H. Conklin (1933-2016)
Overall Size:16x10x5 cm
Crystals:5-13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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