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Calcite over Dolomite molds from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Calcite over Dolomite molds from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Calcite over Dolomite molds from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Calcite over Dolomite molds from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Calcite over Dolomite molds from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Calcite over Dolomite molds from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Calcite over Dolomite molds from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite over Dolomite molds from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 65863
Mineral:Calcite over Dolomite molds
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Transparent brown rhombohedral calcite crystals to 5 mm over lustrous white dolomite crystals to 1 mm that form convex molds that are possibly pseudomorphs, with a later generation of colorless calcite crystals to 2 mm inside the central cavity.
Overall Size:10x6x5.5 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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