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Germanite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Germanite)

 
Germanite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Germanite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 60970
Mineral:Germanite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Germanite)
Description:Blocky fragment of germanite with typical pink-gray metallic color. Germanite was the first mineral found containing germanium. Gray-metallic areas in the germanite are composed mostly of tennantite.
Overall Size:32x20x9 mm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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