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Mawsonite var. Feuermineral in Bornite and Chalcocite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Feuermineral)

 
Mawsonite var. Feuermineral in Bornite and Chalcocite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Feuermineral)

DESCRIPTION:No. 38873
Mineral:Mawsonite var. Feuermineral in Bornite and Chalcocite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Feuermineral)
Description:Microscopic metallic germanium-rich mawsonite included in bornite-chalcocite matrix. Germanium-rich mawsonite was once identified as Feuermineral, but was clarified in 1978. The specimen is mounted in a Euro-style acrylic display box for easy handling.
Overall Size:6x6x4 mm
Crystals:micro
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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