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Mimetite with Native Copper and Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Mimetite with Native Copper and Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mimetite with Native Copper and Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mimetite with Native Copper and Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mimetite with Native Copper and Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mimetite with Native Copper and Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mimetite with Native Copper and Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mimetite with Native Copper and Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mimetite with Native Copper and Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mimetite with Native Copper and Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mimetite with Native Copper and Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Mimetite with Native Copper and Malachite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 74098
Mineral:Mimetite with Native Copper and Malachite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Lustrous yellow-gray mimetite crystals to 1 mm in spherical aggregates to 5 mm diameter with green malachite microcrystals and red-metallic dendritic native copper crystals (naturally occurring copper crystals) to 2 mm on one side. Collected ca. 1980. Fluoresces yellow-orange under 365 nm LW UV illumination
Overall Size:7.5x5x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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