• Olivenite
  • Olivenite
  • Olivenite
  • Olivenite
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates

Olivenite

$1,800.00   €1,536  £1,320.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC15770
A rich botryoidal mound of lustrous dark leafy bottle green Olivenite crystals of 2 to 3 mm is perched on top of red-brown rusty Goethite over a metallic silvery-grey Chalcocite matrix. This outstanding thumbnail specimen is from the Tsumeb mine in Namibia and comes form a famous modern miniature and thumbnail Tsumeb collection. The Olivenite has formed in three primary botryoidal clusters of up to about 1.4 cm diameter stacked on one another. This beautiful specimen is mounted on a labelled acrylic base, although is held on by mineral tack so can be easily removed if desired.

Details

Dimensions
2.8 × 2.0 × 1.5 cm
Categories
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Olivenite

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