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Mottramite pseudomorph after Copper from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Mottramite pseudomorph after Copper from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 39608
Mineral:Mottramite pseudomorph after Copper
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Arborescent cluster of greenish-gray mottramite pseudomorphs after wire-crystals of native copper. It appears the mottramite has completely replaced the copper, not simply an encrustation, as indicated by it's fragility and inflexibility. Ex. W. Frech collection #973
Overall Size:8x3x3 mm
Crystals:0.5 mm
Status: For reference only
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