• Mimetite on Smithsonite
  • Mimetite on Smithsonite
  • Mimetite on Smithsonite
  • Mimetite on Smithsonite
Gallery

Mimetite on Smithsonite

$600.00   €521  £470.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC18586
A rather spectacular specimen from the Tsumeb mine in Namibia of stalactitic creamy Smithsonite in towering plumes to over 7 cm sprinkled with pale creamy-lemon clusters of Mimetite.  The Smithsonite occurs as drusy micro-spherules of intense lustre over the stalactitic structure and the Mimetite as curved acicular sprays to around 5 mm tall.  A showy and interesting Tsumeb specimen.

Details

Dimensions
8.5 × 5.9 × 5.3 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Fluorite and Halides, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Mimetite, Smithsonite

Related Mineral Specimens

Alumino Adamite on Smithsonite
$500
 Hilarion Mine, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District Mines, Attiki Prefecture, Greece, Europe
Excellent small cabinet specimen of hemispheres and botryoidal areas of fine rare light blue Alumino...
MIMETITE
$800
 Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia
A fine array of spiky prismatic Mimetite crystals from the Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. Crystals of...
Cuprite
$9,500
 Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia
A very fine bright crystal specimen of Cuprite from the Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. Well formed modified...
Cerussite
$1,250
 Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia
An excellent pleasing twin Cerussite in a V-like configuration from the Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. Gemmy...