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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 31071
Mineral:Cerussite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Heavy cluster of translucent gray cerussite crystals showing complex twinning at 60 degree angles (when viewed on end, it resembles a snowflake pattern) with rhombic red-brown microcrystals (smithsonite?). The extreme outer edges show scattered chipping.
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm.
Crystals:5-30 mm.
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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