• Gartrellite with Quartz
  • Gartrellite with Quartz
  • Gartrellite with Quartz
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates

Gartrellite with Quartz

$400.00   €372  £310.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC15496
A great thumbnail of the rare Pb-Cu-Fe-Zn phosphate Gartrellite, forming tiny light pistachio-green botryoidal mounds over the surface of a sliver of opaque milky Quartz.  Following its discovery at Tsumeb, this mineral remained uncharacterised and was catalogued under the ‘unknown’ suite as ‘Mineral Gamma’; eventually being as identified as Gartrellite.

Details

Dimensions
2.8 × 2.8 × 1.5 cm
Categories
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Gartrellite, Quartz

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