Berg Aukas (Berg Aukus), Grootfontein District, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
Small Cabinet, 8.7 x 7.5 x 6.2 cm
Berg Aukas in Namibia has produced the world's finest descloizite specimens and this is a fine and very rich specimen. This mounded, complete-all-around piece consists of dense, jackstraw aggregates of lustrous brick-red to brown to matte-gray descloizite spear-points. The largest spear-point is 2.5 cm. This fine piece is a highly representative example of the species and locality, which closed in 1978. Heavy for its size at 491 grams or over a pound. Ex. Rob Smith Collection.