• Arsentsumebite ps. after Mimetite with Azurite, Gartrellite, Olivenite and Malachite ps. after Azurite
  • Arsentsumebite ps. after Mimetite with Azurite, Gartrellite, Olivenite and Malachite ps. after Azurite
  • Arsentsumebite ps. after Mimetite with Azurite, Gartrellite, Olivenite and Malachite ps. after Azurite
  • Arsentsumebite ps. after Mimetite with Azurite, Gartrellite, Olivenite and Malachite ps. after Azurite
  • Arsentsumebite ps. after Mimetite with Azurite, Gartrellite, Olivenite and Malachite ps. after Azurite
  • Arsentsumebite ps. after Mimetite with Azurite, Gartrellite, Olivenite and Malachite ps. after Azurite
  • Arsentsumebite ps. after Mimetite with Azurite, Gartrellite, Olivenite and Malachite ps. after Azurite
Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates

Arsentsumebite ps. after Mimetite with Azurite, Gartrellite, Olivenite and Malachite ps. after Azurite

$1,500.00   €1,325  £1,140.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC15532
As the list of species suggests, this is one very busy specimen from Tsumeb with lots going on! It is unusual in that it is a highly brecciated jumble of many component parts, indicating an already mineralized cavity or vein that has undergone tectonic comminution followed by re-cementation.  The matrix is a re-cemented mass of angular lime-green Arsentsumebite; bright lime-green Gartrellite; leaf-green Malachite; inky-blue Azurite and dark-grey Dolomite. Overgrowing this are small groups of Arsentsumebite pseudomorphing after Mimetite; Malachite pseudomorphing after Azurite; drusy clusters of electric-blue Azurite crystals, earthy acidic lime-green Gartrellite and equant dark crystals of Olivenite.

Details

Dimensions
7.1 × 6.5 × 3.2 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Oxides and Hydroxides, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates, Pseudomorphs, Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Arsentsumebite, Gartrellite, Malachite, Mimetite

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