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Mineral Specimen No. 73244:
Calcite on Dolomite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia.

This mineral specimen of Calcite on Dolomite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 73244:

Minerals Species: Calcite on Dolomite.
Location of mineral deposit: Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia.
Description: Lustrous translucent white flattened rhombohedral calcite crystals to 14 mm over lustrous translucent gray rhombohedral dolomite crystals to 2 mm. The calcite crystals surfaces are composed of many smaller parallel crystal faces giving a satin luster. The specimen formed in a cavity with many crystals intersecting in all directions. Most crystals are complete except in areas where they intersected adjacent crystals in the cavity. Collected ca. 1980.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 5x3.5x3 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-14 mm
Price: $40 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Calcite on Dolomite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Calcite on Dolomite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Calcite on Dolomite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Calcite on Dolomite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Calcite on Dolomite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

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Mineral Specimens: Calcite on Dolomite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

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