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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 81199
Mineral:Germanite and Renierite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia (Type Locality for Germanite)
Description:Large crystallized mass of dark pinkish-metallic germanite with bronze-metallic renierite with dark-gray tennantite. Germanite was the first mineral found containing germanium. This specimen is larger than most available and could be split into smaller. Ex. Rock Currier (1940-2015) Collection #1755
Overall Size:6.5x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:
Archived: For reference only
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