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    CALCITE
    Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine)
    Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto)
    Namibia
    4.92 x 2.95 x 1.91 inches (12.5 x 7.50x 4.86 cm)

    While Calcite may not be the most sought after variety of mineral, especially from the vaunted Tsumeb Mine in Namibia, this piece is undoubtedly something special. A large pristine crystal is perched on top of two smaller crystals resting on a bed of Mottramite dotted with additional smaller Calcite crystals at the edge. The shiny Calcite crystals exhibit excellent form and are, for the most part, free from damage. This is a collector specimen from a world renowned locality. This is a beautifully aesthetic fine mineral.




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    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    7th-14th Thursday-Thursday
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