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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 44210
Mineral:Mimetite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Elongated hexagonal tapered yellow mimetite crystals up to 4 mm long lining the many cavities on all sides of boxwork matrix. The yellow mimetite crystals have overgrowth of transparent green microcrystals, presumably a send generation of mimetite. Ex. Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia collection #21479, from the Fourth Vaux-Academy Expedition 1929-1930
Overall Size:8x5.5x4.5 cm
Crystals:0.2-4.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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