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Dolomite- cast with two generations
Tsumeb
Otjikoto Region, Namibia
6.5 x 3.8 x 2.8 CM (cabinet)
price: $190
Dec 2018

A delicate and fine Dolomite cast having two separate generations. The large scalenohedral shapes are hollow having just a thin skin of Dolomite that had covered what were likely Calcites, now long gone. The matrix is an earlier generation itself just a thin skin of tiny sparkling crystals. The Dolomite casts from Tsumeb were found in many exotic forms are are very collectable. This one is in perfect condition, esthetic and looks fine from all sides.




Dolomite- cast with two generations
Tsumeb
Otjikoto Region, Namibia
6.5 x 3.8 x 2.8 CM (cabinet)
price: $190
Dec 2018

A delicate and fine Dolomite cast having two separate generations. The large scalenohedral shapes are hollow having just a thin skin of Dolomite that had covered what were likely Calcites, now long gone. The matrix is an earlier generation itself just a thin skin of tiny sparkling crystals. The Dolomite casts from Tsumeb were found in many exotic forms are are very collectable. This one is in perfect condition, esthetic and looks fine from all sides.