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Descloizite on Smithsonite from Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia

 
Descloizite on Smithsonite from Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia

Descloizite on Smithsonite from Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia

Descloizite on Smithsonite from Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Descloizite on Smithsonite from Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 64961
Mineral:Descloizite on Smithsonite
Locality:Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia
Description:Lustrous transparent-to-translucent red-brown descloizite crystals to 7 mm on translucent white rhombohedral smithsonite crystals to 2 mm. Note the elongated descloizite crystal in the lower left. Ex. Mort Metersky collection
Overall Size:29x27x13 mm
Crystals:0.5-7.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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