Lattice quartz occurrence ('Gitterquarz-Fundstelle'), Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||21° South , 15° East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~52km|
|Köppen climate type:||BWh : Hot deserts climate|
Occurrence of unusual quartz crystals with a lattice-like arrangement caused by epitactic intergrowth with feldspar.
The exact locality is not known, but the occurrence is said to be at the border between the Erongorus 166 farm and the Bergsig 167 farm (and not, as given by local prospectors, the Davib Ost farm).
12 valid minerals.
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- E. Schnaitmann, F. Brandstätter, U. Kolitsch and G. Niedermayr (2008): Die „Gitterquarz“-Paragenese aus dem Erongo, Namibia. Mineralien-Welt 20 (1), 55-63.