Rare Willemite xls on Dolomite

Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Miniature, 4.1 x 2.1 x 1.8 cm
Start Time: 12/01/2011 7:00:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 12/08/2011 6:30:00 pm (CST)
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Item Description

Well-crystallized willemite specimens are quite rare from Tsumeb. This fine and showy combination miniature features sharp, water-clear, blue-green willemite crystals and spherical aggregates of lustrous, ivory-colored willemite on a vug lined with lustrous, snow-white dolomite rhombs. Several of the willemite crystals have encased dolomite rhombs with spectacular effect. old material, seldome seen. valued $300-400

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