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Lepidolite from
Otjua Mine, Otjua Farm 37, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:'Lepidolite' (not an IMA approved species)
Comments:From Becker pegmatite associated with elbaite and purple apatite.
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Bezing, L. von., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 639 (in English);
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Elbaite7 photos of Lepidolite associated with Elbaite at this locality.
Cleavelandite3 photos of Lepidolite associated with Cleavelandite at this locality.
Rubellite2 photos of Lepidolite associated with Rubellite at this locality.
Mn-bearing Fluorapatite2 photos of Lepidolite associated with Mn-bearing Fluorapatite at this locality.
Fluorapatite2 photos of Lepidolite associated with Fluorapatite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Lepidolite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Otjua Mine, Otjua Farm 37, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
Photo GalleryView Gallery (2 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Lepidolite
12.4km (7.7 miles) Rubikon Mine (Rubicon Mine), Okongava Ost Farm 72, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
12.8km (8.0 miles) Helikon I pegmatite, Okongava Ost Farm 72, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
24.9km (15.4 miles) Otjimbingwe Farm 104, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
52.9km (32.9 miles) Usakos tourmaline mine, Usakos, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
63.1km (39.2 miles) Van der Made pegmatite (Brabant; Erongo Schlucht), Brabant Farm 168, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
75.4km (46.8 miles) Sidney pegmatite, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
83.6km (51.9 miles) Sandamap North Farm 115 (Sandamab), Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia
 
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