• Calcite on Mottramite
  • Calcite on Mottramite
  • Calcite on Mottramite
  • Calcite on Mottramite
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Calcite on Mottramite

$500.00   €494  £420.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC13245
Excellent, sharply formed colourless intergrown rhombic crystals of Calcite measuring to 9 mm are developed over an olive to lime-green Mottramite matrix. This is a classic association from the Tsumeb mine in Namibia and towards the late 1980s such specimens were often seen at mineral shows. Sadly this is not the case today, making this a good opportunity to acquire such gemmy Calcite rhombs framed against velvety green Mottramite.

Details

Dimensions
5.0 × 4.0 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Carbonates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite

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