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Twinned glassy crystals of cerussite associated with bright green duftite crystals and calcite rhombs sit on a stalactite that apperas to be a mixture of mottramite, copper and galena. Choice!
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, namibia
Dimensions: 5.2 x 2.7 x 1.6cm
A magnificent specimen of lustrous, deep blue crystals of azurite in parallel growth, with some matrix and minor malachite attached at the back. The crystals average between 6 and 7 cm and are perfectly terminated and in excellent condition. A major Tsumeb azurite acquired by Steve from Larry Conklin in 1994. The specimen was mined in May 1990.
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 8 x 5 x 4.5cm
Size: Small Cabinet
Bright and gemmy red, lustrous prisms of rhodochrosite to 2.5 cm, with a little manganite attached at the bottom. All the crystals in the center are oerfect, with the only contact being in the periphery. Fabulous miniature from this find of the 70’s.
Location: N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.5 x 3.5cm