• Smithsonite and Mimetite
  • Smithsonite and Mimetite
  • Smithsonite and Mimetite
  • Smithsonite and Mimetite
  • Smithsonite and Mimetite
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Smithsonite and Mimetite

ID: CC4265

A rich specimen of botryoidal Smithsonite with crystals of Mimetite from the well regarded location of the Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. Lustrous crystals of gemmy to translucent prismatic light brown Mimetite, measuring to 1cm are clustered and scattered over the pastel yellow-green Smithsonite. A later generation of white drusey spiky crystals of Smithsonite has formed on the Mimetite and botryoidal Smithsonite. On the reverse of the specimen are areas of bright green 'Conichalcite' on a grey-black matrix. A great specimen of Smithsonite/Mimetite from the Tsumeb.

Details

Dimensions
12.0 × 8.9 × 4.7 cm
Categories
Classic Minerals
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Smithsonite

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