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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 63624
Mineral:Duftite and Calcite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite)
Description:Lustrous translucent olive-green duftite crystals to 0.3 mm on lustrous transparent gray calcite crystals to 5 mm. The calcite crystals fluoresce orange under SW UV illumination. The duftite crystals look beautiful when viewed under magnification. Ex. Lucile Squier (1905-2007) collection #1238, originally acquired from the Lesnicks
Overall Size:5x4x2 cm
Crystals:0.1-5.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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