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Rosasite on Willemite

ID: 6382
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Blue green botryoidal rosasite partly coats a matrix of lustrous, dark bluish green willemite crystals.


Price: $650.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 4.5 x 3.9 x 2.8cm
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Mimetite after Cerussite with Wulfenite (Ex Chris Amo Coll.)

ID: 6381
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Bright yellow mimetite crystals have completely replaced a cerussite trilling. A classic Tsumeb pseudomorph made even better since the mimetites are dotted with orange wulfenites.


Price: $1200.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 4 x 3.4 x 2.7cm
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Adamite Var. Cuprian

ID: 6380
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Very sharp and lustrous forest green prisms of the cuprian variety of adamite on matrix. Excellent large TN.


Price: $900.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 3.5 x 3.3 x 2cm
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Willemite Var. Cadmium (Ex Chris Amo Coll.)

ID: 6379
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Gemmy bright yellow, barrel shaped crystals of the cadmium variety of willemite. Most of the cadmium willemite have an acicular crystal habit, so its very rare to find actual well formed crystals.


Price: $1200.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 4 x 3.5 x 2.5cm
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Scorodite (Ex Minette Coll.)

ID: 6377
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Highly lustrous deep blue/purple prisms of scorodite with great form and some translucency. The mineral appears purple under incandescent light and blue in sunlight or cooler light (see photos). Acquired from the Lidstroms in 1971 by the Minettes. One of Tsumeb Holy Grail minerals.


Price: $7500.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 3 x 2.8 x 2.5cm
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Smithsonite After Calcite (ex Sussman Coll.)

ID: 6376
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A beautiful specimen composed of calcite rhombs that sat on a dolomite cast, have been completely replaced by cuprian smithsonite. Wonderful pseudomorph, ex Marshall Sussman Coll.


Price: $1800.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 11 x 8 x 3cm
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Calcite on Smithsonite (Ex John Schneider Coll.)

ID: 6375
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An orange to reddish (some look like they are coated or included with black sulfides) doubly sided specimen of smithsonite crystals that are sprinkled with tiny drusy off white calcite crystals.


Price: $750
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 10.5 x 6 x 3.5cm
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Quartz Var. Smokey Scepter

ID: 6369
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A slender quartz crystal with a frosted coating on the bottom 2/3 of the crystal and a wonderful gemmy smokey, sceptered termination. Choice single crystal.


Price: $100.00
Location: Namaqualand. Cape Province, South Africa
Dimensions: 6 x 1.8 x 1.5cm
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Smithsonite Var. Cobaltoan (Ex J. Robison Coll.)

ID: 6362
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Stacked rhombs of cobaltoan smithsonite on a tennatite and mixed sulfides matrix.


Price: $80.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 3.2 x 2.4 x 2.1cm
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Smithsonite (Ex J. Robison Coll.)

ID: 6359
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Pastel to medium yellow green scalenohedral prisms of smithsonite coating a three dimensional thin matrix. Pretty!


Price: $150.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 2.8 x 2.7 x .8cm
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