• Siderite
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Carbonates

Siderite

$300.00   €264  £240.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC15896
Although Siderite is a relatively common mineral at Tsumeb, occurring in each of the three oxidation zones, specimens are not that often seen in collections because aesthetic specimens tend to be very rare.  A 2.2 cm by 0.5 to 1.0 cm wide patch of well crystallised, gemmy-brownish-yellow Siderite sits on a germanium-rich sulphide matrix with a play of peacock-blue iridescence.  A few Siderite crystals measure to 5 mm long with good terminations.

Details

Dimensions
3.5 × 3.5 × 2.4 cm
Categories
Carbonates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Siderite

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