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RM452   Tsumcorite with duftite and mimetite

Tsumeb mine (Tsumcorp), Tsumeb, Otjikoto, Namibia

Tsumcorite is a rare lead, zinc and iron arsenate, with Type Locality in Tsumcorp mine (abbreviation of Tsumeb Corporation). This company worked this copper mine during many years, in the Tsumeb mining area. This specimen is very rich in intense orange-brown small crystals of tsumcorite. We can observe platy lanceolated tabular crystals. They are accompanied by mimetite globular aggregates partially covered by brilliant deep green duftite crystals. Huge size, great specimen and rare mineral, all combined. This specimen has been analyzed.

Size: 7,3 x 6,6 x 6,4 cm.