Tag Archives: Africa
Lustrous and non lustrous crystals of galena of varying habits, including spinel law twins in the center of the specimen, striated cubes and intergrown crude octahedrons. I noticed a few quartz crystals and maybe even some tennantite.
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 7.2 x 4 x 3.1cm
Size: Small Cabinet
Magenta colored discoidal crystals of spherocobaltite associated with light pink groups of cobaltoan dolomite, on an unidentified metallic matrix, original label says djurleite (?) which does occur at Katanga. Very pretty specimen.
Location: Kamoto Mine, Katanga, D.R. Congo
Dimensions: 3.3 x 2.5 x 1.2cm