• Sahamalite With Ca Enriched Gartrellite
  • Sahamalite With Ca Enriched Gartrellite
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Sahamalite With Ca Enriched Gartrellite

ID: CC2991

A very rare mineral from a location that is renowned for many rare species, at the Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. The very rare mineral Sahamalite a (Mg,Fe)(Ce,La,Nd) Carbonate (confirmed by RAMAN at the ROM) is seen as a creamy yellow covering on Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite. Pastel green crystallites of a Calcium enriched Gartrellite (confirmed by EDS) is seen formed between the Malachite and the Sahamalite. A rich specimen for a species new to the Tsumeb Mine.

Details

Dimensions
3.1 × 1.8 × 1.6 cm
Categories
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Sahamalite

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