• Descloizite
  • Descloizite
  • Descloizite
  • Descloizite
  • Descloizite
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Descloizite

$1,500.00   €1,418  £1,220.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC18518
Descloizite (basic lead-zinc vanadate) from Berg Aukas mine, close to Grootfontein in Namibia, comes in a myriad of habits and colour variations.  This excellent specimen can best be described as butterfly shaped with each spread wing encrusted in sharp, spear-habit Descloizite crystals.  The larger crystals measure to about 1 cm tall and wide, and tend to be a sooty matt black, while the surrounding smaller crystals are a bright, lustrous, metallic jet-black.  The underlying matrix is that of vuggy, granular Descloizite.  A very fine specimen from Berg Aukas.

Details

Dimensions
9.8 × 6.8 × 6.7 cm
Categories
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Locality
Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Descloizite

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