• Willemite
  • Willemite
  • Willemite
  • Willemite
  • Willemite
Gallery

Willemite

ID: CC1588

A very rich specimen of the Zinc Silicate Willemite from the classic specimen location of Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. The specimen has a ridged like form with the Willemite covering both sides. The very lustrous crystals are essentially colourless and gemmy - the dark colour seen is transmitted from the underlying matrix of Fe-oxides and white Dolomite. Larger elongate crystals of Willemite to 0.6cm stand out against the smaller crystals with a pale greenish tone. A rich example of Willemite from Tsumeb. 

Details

Dimensions
7.7 × 7.2 × 4.7 cm
Categories
Classic Minerals
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Willemite

Related Mineral Specimens

Cerussite with Duftite
$3,000
 Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia
Lots of twinned Cerussite crystals are clustered over a druse of Duftite from the Tsumeb Mine,...
Malachite
$700
 Onganja Mine, Onganja, Seeis, Windhoek District, Namibia, Africa
Lustrous intergrown crystals of Malachite displaying a rich green colour edged with lighter...
ADAMITE with SMITHSONITE and TSUMCORITE
$3,500
 Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia
Well formed bladed almost platy crystals of Adamite with Smithsonite and Tsumcorite from the famous...
Cerussite
$1,250
 Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia
An excellent pleasing twin Cerussite in a V-like configuration from the Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. Gemmy...