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Limonite pseudomorph after Ilmenite from Erongo Mountains, 20 km north of Usakos, Damaraland, Namibia

 
Limonite pseudomorph after Ilmenite from Erongo Mountains, 20 km north of Usakos, Damaraland, Namibia

Limonite pseudomorph after Ilmenite from Erongo Mountains, 20 km north of Usakos, Damaraland, Namibia

Limonite pseudomorph after Ilmenite from Erongo Mountains, 20 km north of Usakos, Damaraland, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 69479
Mineral:Limonite pseudomorph after Ilmenite
Locality:Erongo Mountains, 20 km north of Usakos, Damaraland, Namibia
Description:Earthy brown limonite pseudomorph after a disc-like ilmenite crystal, with remnants of ilmenite on the surfaces. The ilmenite crystallized first, then altered molecule by molecule to limonite, maintaining the original ilmenite shape.
Overall Size:4x3.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:40 mm pseudo
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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