A wonderful display specimen of the beloved lead zinc vanadate, Descloizite, not from the famous locality at Berg Aukus, but rather from Otavi (no specific mine was given, but it could be from the Auros Farm location). Obviously, Berg Aukus has larger crystals of Descloizite, but the quality on this piece is truly superb for the species, even in the smaller size. The sharp, scintillating, very dark brown (nearly black), rather lustrous, resinous orthorhombic crystals are sprinkled on the beautifully contrasting cream colored, pearly, curved rhombic Dolomite matrix. The crystals are distinctive, very well-formed, and somewhat isolated, which is quite rare in my experience with this kind of material. This a lovely piece that really caught my eye in terms of quality, and would make a nice addition to any collection.
Locality: Otavi, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
Specimen Size: 4.0 x 2.2 x 2.1 cm (miniature)
Largest Crystal: 4 mm
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