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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 72829
Mineral:Descloizite
Locality:Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otavi Mountain Land, Namibia
Description:Sparkling cluster of lustrous translucent dark-brown descloizite crystals to 9 mm intermixed with smaller lustrous red-brown rhombohedral smithsonite microcrystals. The descloizite crystals are pointed form in grouped aggregates of parallel crystals. Ex. W. B. Thompson collection; ex. Dr. Joseph Springall (1811-1895) of Dexter, Maine
Overall Size:8.5x6.5x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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