• Heterogenite
  • Heterogenite
  • Heterogenite
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Heterogenite

ID: CC4237

Heterogenite is a mineral seldom seen from the Tsumeb Mine, Namibia and often overlooked. This specimen consists of a stepped crystal of rhombic Calcite over grown by a layer of vitreous black Heterogenite. Towards the centre of the specimen is an included area of what is likely green Mottramite and calcite.

Details

Dimensions
3.7 × 3.2 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Rare Minerals
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Heterogenite

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