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Dioptase and Malachite on Dolomite and Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

 
Dioptase and Malachite on Dolomite and Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

Dioptase and Malachite on Dolomite and Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

Dioptase and Malachite on Dolomite and Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

Dioptase and Malachite on Dolomite and Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 60765
Mineral:Dioptase and Malachite on Dolomite and Duftite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)
Description:Showy cluster of lustrous transparent green dioptase crystals to 3 mm with fibrous green malachite crystals in spherical aggregates to 7 mm diameter on colorless rhombohedral dolomite crystals to 0.5 mm and pale-green duftite microcrystals. Ex. Jürgen Zindel collection #9012 (Chemnitz, Germany)
Overall Size:11x6.5x6 cm
Crystals:micro to 3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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