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Arsentsumebite

$450.00   €388  £330.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC15984
This Arsentsumebite from Tsumeb mine in Namibia may be more a large micromount than a thumbnail, but defiantly proves quality not quantity can be the better option! The Arsentsumebite forms stalagmitic structures of 2 to 5 mm tall which could possibly be pseudomorphs after Mimetite. However odd broken crystals reveal a hexagonal glassy core, so it appears these are Mimetite crystals coated with crystallised Arsentsumebite. The crystals are a limey-apple green and where fine acicular coatings of Malachite overgrow, grade to a powdery turquoise duck-egg blue with a fine velvety texture. A beautiful small thumbnail of this relatively rare species from Tsumeb. The specimen is attached to a labelled cylindrical acrylic base from the collection of a famous Tsumeb collector.

Details

Dimensions
1.1 × 1.5 × 0.9 cm
Categories
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates, Rare Minerals, Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Arsentsumebite

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