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Cerussite sixling-twinned crystals with Hydrocerussite coating plus minor Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Cerussite sixling-twinned crystals with Hydrocerussite coating plus minor Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Cerussite sixling-twinned crystals with Hydrocerussite coating plus minor Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Cerussite sixling-twinned crystals with Hydrocerussite coating plus minor Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Cerussite sixling-twinned crystals with Hydrocerussite coating plus minor Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Cerussite sixling-twinned crystals with Hydrocerussite coating plus minor Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Cerussite sixling-twinned crystals with Hydrocerussite coating plus minor Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Cerussite sixling-twinned crystals with Hydrocerussite coating plus minor Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

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Cerussite sixling-twinned crystals with Hydrocerussite coating plus minor Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 75233
Mineral:Cerussite sixling-twinned crystals with Hydrocerussite coating plus minor Calcite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Large transparent colorless cerussite crystals with white hydrocerussite coating on select faces plus minor white calcite crystals on rear. The cerussite crystals are repeatedly twinned at 60 angles resulting in a star-shaped group known as a trilling. Ex. Georg Gebhard (author of Tsumeb I and Tsumeb II, the definitive reference books on Tsumeb)
Overall Size:4x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:1-22 mm
Archived: For reference only
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