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Mottramite

$900.00   €848  £730.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC32566
This lovely large miniature of pistachio green Mottramite is from the Tsumeb mine in the Oshikoto Region of Namibia.  It is a terrific branching dendritic example, like those I remember more widely available during the late 1980s.  The specimen is entirely composed of dendritic Mottramite, so creating a highly porous specimen of inter connected and intergrown crystallised branches.  Individual, opaque Mottramite crystals with a glassy lustre join to form the branching structures, so characteristic of old material from Tsumeb.  A super example of this anhydrous vanadate hydroxide.

Details

Dimensions
4.7 × 5.8 × 4.2 cm
Categories
Oxides and Hydroxides, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Mottramite

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