• Greenockite With Smithsonite
  • Greenockite With Smithsonite
  • Greenockite With Smithsonite
  • Greenockite With Smithsonite
  • Greenockite With Smithsonite
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Greenockite With Smithsonite

ID: CC5304

A rare Greenockite crystal specimen from the Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. Micro orange-red to orange-yellow hexagonal crystals measuring to around 0.2mm of Greenockite, are blocky to tabular in habit. Areas on the specimen show abundant crystals of Greenockite, as well as inclusions in gemmy-translucent crystals of Smithsonite. Translucent inter grown prismatic to stubby crystals of Smithsonite richly cover much of the specimen. Within the crystals of Smithsonite can be seen micro-inclusions of a brown platy undefined mineral along with the Greenockite on a Galena rich matrix. A rare Tsumeb mineral.

Details

Dimensions
5.0 × 4.7 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Ex. Franz Lammer Collection, Rare Minerals
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Greenockite

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