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Willemite with Aurichalcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Willemite with Aurichalcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Willemite with Aurichalcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Willemite with Aurichalcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Willemite with Aurichalcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Willemite with Aurichalcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Willemite with Aurichalcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Willemite with Aurichalcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 72196
Mineral:Willemite with Aurichalcite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Lustrous translucent green willemite crystals to 3 mm over blue-green aurichalcite microcrystals on dark matrix. The willemite crystals are easily mistaken for smithsonite, but there is no response to HCL and they fluoresce white under SW UV. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:20x20x20 mm
Crystals:micro to 3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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