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RM2695   Duftite, cerussite and mimetite

Tsumeb mine (Tsumcorp), Tsumeb, Otjikoto, Namibia

Old specimen of a good size formed by a matrix partially covered by small but brilliant crystals of duftite, a lead and copper arsenate, with a deep green color. They are accompanied by prismatic crystals of mimetite, between white and yellowish, together with crystals of cerussite. An entertainment under the magnifying glass. It comes from the Joan Astor collection (Barcelona), with a handwritten label and typewritten box.

Size: 8 x 4.2 x 2.4 cm.
Found in ± 1974.

Col. Joan Astor (Barcelona).
Classic locality