• Calcite phantoms with Mottramite
  • Calcite phantoms with Mottramite
  • Calcite phantoms with Mottramite
  • Calcite phantoms with Mottramite
Carbonates

Calcite phantoms with Mottramite

$1,200.00   €1,022  £870.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC16188
Well-formed platy crystals of colourless of Calcite to 1.8 cm are developed over a botryoidal layer of Mottramite in varied shades of lime and pistachio green. The Calcite crystals show fine nested hexagonal phantoms, inwardly repeating the trigonal symmetry in alternating shades of milky white and light grey. The Mottramite forms beautiful botryoidal spheres to 5 mm with a velvety texture. A splendid cabinet specimen of phantom Calcite on Mottramite from the Tsumeb mine in Namibia.

Details

Dimensions
10.0 × 7.3 × 4.5 cm
Categories
Carbonates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Mottramite

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