• Aragonite Var. 'Tarnowitzite'
  • Aragonite Var. 'Tarnowitzite'
  • Aragonite Var. 'Tarnowitzite'
  • Aragonite Var. 'Tarnowitzite'
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Aragonite Var. 'Tarnowitzite'

ID: CC1453

A specimen of well distributed, sharply crystallised pseudo-hexagonal crystals of Tarnowitzite to 13mm. The crystals are opaque white through to transparent colourless and appear to be more opaque in the prism terminations and clearer in the midriffs - their lustre can described as vitreous. The crystals are undamaged though one crystal on the periphery has a point of detachment. A tidy and neat example of this rare lead rich Aragonite variety.

Details

Dimensions
7.3 × 5.0 × 3.5 cm
Categories
Classic Minerals
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Aragonite

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