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Duftite-Mottramite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

 
Duftite-Mottramite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

Duftite-Mottramite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

Duftite-Mottramite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

Duftite-Mottramite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Duftite-Mottramite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 61714
Mineral:Duftite-Mottramite on Calcite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)
Description:Large translucent white rhombohedral calcite crystals to 50 mm coated with lustrous transparent prismatic olive-green duftite-mottramite crystals to 0.4 mm with scattered slender white aragonite crystals to 5 mm. The calcite fluoresces under UV.
Overall Size:10x10x9 cm
Crystals:0.1-50.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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