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Brochantite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Brochantite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Brochantite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 19192
Mineral:Brochantite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Translucent green brochantite (arsentsumebite?) crystals up to 12 mm long in sprays and scattered crystals on white rhombic calcite crystals. The brochantite crystals are stunningly beautiful under magnification. Purchased from a miner's widow in 1961.
Overall Size:7x5x4 cm
Crystals:2-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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