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)
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Item Description

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.

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