•  Cerussite with Malachite and Goethite
  •  Cerussite with Malachite and Goethite
  •  Cerussite with Malachite and Goethite
Oxides and Hydroxides

Cerussite with Malachite and Goethite

$600.00   €517  £470.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC15578
This delightful and highly lustrous Cerussite V-twin is from the second oxidation zone in the Tsumeb mine.  The 2nd oxidation zone is associated with the North Break Zone (NBZ) fracture which occurred between Levels 25 and 35.  This off-matrix specimen is coloured mid-sherry brown by finely divided sulphide inclusions with colourless patches, the faces of which are deeply striated.  In transmitted light the specimen displays various shades of smoky to golden translucent brown. An excellent, thick, and chunky example of a classic Tsumeb Cerussite V-twin.
 

Details

Dimensions
4.1 × 4.3 × 2.1 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Oxides and Hydroxides
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cerussite, Goethite, Malachite

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