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Calcite (Co-rich) with Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Calcite (Co-rich) with Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Calcite (Co-rich) with Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Calcite (Co-rich) with Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 61509
Mineral:Calcite (Co-rich) with Cerussite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Lustrous translucent pink calcite crystals to 1 mm in thin sheet-like aggregates with lustrous transparent gray-brown cerussite crystals to 10 mm that are repeatedly twinned at 60 angles. The pink color of the calcite is caused by cobalt impurities.
Overall Size:5x3.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:0.5-10.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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