• Aragonite var. Tarnowitzite
  • Aragonite var. Tarnowitzite
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Aragonite var. Tarnowitzite

$750.00   €626  £540.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC21226
Tarnowitzite is one of the many iconic mineral species from Tsumeb, the world-famous mine which operated for close to 100 years in northern Namibia.  Occurring on this large miniature as stubby, equant snow-white crystals, Tarnowitzite is the plumboan (lead-rich) variety of Aragonite, a mineral found through the Tsumeb orebody.  The crystals measure to 1.5 cm and form multifaced, opaque, sub-spherical prisms scattered over a druse of colourless to light buff Calcite micro-crystals.  From the Josef Clemente Collection of southern Germany, this is a pleasing example of the Tarnowitzite variety of Aragonite from Tsumeb.

Details

Dimensions
5.0 × 8.3 × 3.3 cm
Categories
Carbonates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Aragonite

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