Descloizite – Crystal Cluster from the Berg Aukas Mine


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These descloizite crystals are from the Berg Aukas Mine in the Grootfontein District, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia. This was a Zn-Pb-V deposit that has been closed for about 40 years. It contained over thirty different minerals including arguably the finest descloisite crystals known. Descloizite is vanadinite that contains the elements Pb, Zn, V, O and H. This is an exceptional cluster of crystals they are large and well defined. They have a brown-orange color and a vitreous luster. This piece measures 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 1 inches or 45 x 38 x 25 mm and displayed in photo one.

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Weight6 oz

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