Descloizite (Rob Smith Coll.)
- Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein Dist., Namibia
- Miniature, 4.5 x 3.0 x 2.0 cm
- Start Time: 04/01/2010 7:00:00 pm (CDT)
- End Time: 04/08/2010 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
- Auction Closed
The famous Berg Aukas Mine of Namibia has produced the worlds finest descloizite specimens and this is an excellent specimen. The sculptural, 3-dimensional crust is covered with lustrous, striated, metallic-gray with a few rust-brown decloizite crystals. This fine piece is a highly representative example of the species and famous locality, which closed in 1978. Showy material from the Rob Smith Collection.