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Tungstates, Molybdates and Chromates

Wulfenite

$300.00   €244  £210.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC21116
This rich large miniature Wulfenite from Tsumeb mine in Namibia is made especially striking by the remarkable contrast between the brilliant lustrous crystals and the matt, sooty grey-black matrix.  The Wulfenite forms bevelled tabular square crystals averaging 4 to 5 mm on edge, of rich golden sherry-tinged mid-olive green.  The Wulfenite crystals have a dazzling lustre which stands out from the oxidised surface of what is probably a Chalcocite matrix, based on its metallic, granular greyish-silver base.  A great and quite different example of the lead molybdate Wulfenite from Tsumeb and ex. the Josef Clemente Collection of southern Germany.

Details

Dimensions
3.5 × 7.5 × 3.8 cm
Categories
Tungstates, Molybdates and Chromates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Wulfenite

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