Specimen #481

Name: Descloizite

Type: Mineral

Locality: Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Namibia

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 6.1 x 4.7 x 2.9 cm


Acquired: 2007-09-11

Source: Arkenstone Auction

Label: Y

Comment: A striking specimen from the TOP worldwide locality for descloizites, Berg Aukus. They can take on a variety of forms from here. This one features large, sharp blades in fanned books. The color is a dark brownish-grey with attachments of a lighter-colored iron-rich mineral.

Minerals: Descloizite (PbZn(VO4)(OH))

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