• Molybdofornacite With Dioptase and Duftite
  • Molybdofornacite With Dioptase and Duftite
  • Molybdofornacite With Dioptase and Duftite
  • Molybdofornacite With Dioptase and Duftite
  • Molybdofornacite With Dioptase and Duftite
  • Molybdofornacite With Dioptase and Duftite
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Molybdofornacite With Dioptase and Duftite

ID: CC4891

A cavity measuring up-to 1.5cm x 0.2cm is seen on the specimen lined with micro-crystals of Molybdofornacite, from the type locality at the Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. Crystals of Molybdofornacite are very lustrous gemmy-translucent with an intense neon yellow-green colour. Associated with green Duftite. Well developed crystals of emerald green Dioptase are clustered and scattered over the white Willemite and red brown Goethite matrix. A couple of other areas on the specimen also have rare crystals of Molybdofornacite. A rare mineral.

Details

Dimensions
5.9 × 4.3 × 3.2 cm
Categories
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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