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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 73963
Mineral:Cerussite over Calcite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Large lustrous transparent gray cerussite crystals to 55 mm over small colorless calcite crystals to 1 mm with remnants of gray sulfide-rich matrix on the bottom. The cerussite crystals are repeatedly twinned at 60 angles and in parallel orientation. Collected ca. 1975
Overall Size:8x5x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 55 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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