• Olivenite
  • Olivenite
  • Olivenite
  • Olivenite
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Olivenite

ID: CC2345

A cracker of a specimen displaying large Olivenite crystals from the Tsumeb Mine. The miniature Olivenite forms a tight group of sub-parallel divergent crystals, sharply terminated with a distinctive bladed habit. The pleasing deep olive-green Olivenite has a fine lustre. The crystals have formed on minutely botryoidal greenish-yellow Duftite. A wonderful specimen of Olivenite from the Tsumeb Mine, labelled as mined in 1983.

Details

Dimensions
2.3 × 2.1 × 1.8 cm
Categories
Classic Minerals
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Olivenite

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