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Calcite on Calcite with Dolomite and crystallized Native Copper from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Calcite on Calcite with Dolomite and crystallized Native Copper from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 8599
Mineral:Calcite on Calcite with Dolomite and crystallized Native Copper
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Two generations of calcite, the first pale yellow-green, with a second white crystal layer. Several well formed 2 mm copper crystals in dendritic formations are present around the edges. Fluoresces orange and white under UV illumination. Ex. Lipman collection.
Overall Size:11x9x6 cm
Crystals:3-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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