• Calcite Included By Chalcotrichite
  • Calcite Included By Chalcotrichite
  • Calcite Included By Chalcotrichite
  • Calcite Included By Chalcotrichite
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Calcite Included By Chalcotrichite

ID: CC5340

Crystals of Calcite from the Tsumeb Mine, Namibia are heavily included by Cuprite variety Chalcotrichite. The Chalcotrichite imparting a blood red to orange colour to the inter grown rhombic Calcite crystals. Crystals of Calcite  are associated with balls and micro-crystallized dark green Malachite. Under high magnification it is possible to see the hair-like crystals of Chalcotrichite included in the Calcite. A classic Tsumeb Mine inclusion specimen. 

Details

Dimensions
5.6 × 4.4 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Ex. Franz Lammer Collection
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite

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