Tsumeb!

Mixed Tsumeb specimens, most from the Carl Acosta collection.



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TS211 - Cerussite with Malachite after Azurite $ 480 (=~ CAN$ 620) SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.2 x 4 x 2.2 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Cerussite with Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts211a.jpg] Cerussite with Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts211b.jpg] Cerussite with Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts211c.jpg]

Thick, solid Cerussite twins (without any open honey-comb growth) on matrix associated with a Malachite after Azurite crystal. Fine and undamaged.


TS212 - Dioptase on Calcite $ 375 (=~ CAN$ 484)
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.3 x 3.6 x 1.2 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts212a.jpg] Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts212b.jpg]

Classic specimen of well separated crystals of Dioptase on white Calcite. Clean with a ding to the edge of upper right crystal.


TS213 - Malachite after Azurite scepter $ 400 (=~ CAN$ 516) SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Malachite after Azurite scepter from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts213a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite scepter from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts213b.jpg] Malachite after Azurite scepter from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts213c.jpg]

Tabular crystal of Malachite after Azurite atop a prismatic Malachite after Azurite. Fine and undamaged with a velvety surface luster.


TS215 - Smithsonite $ 2500 (=~ CAN$ 3227)
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 3.1 x 2.5 x 2.1 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts215a.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts215b.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts215c.jpg]

Large, sharp pink Smithsonite on matrix. Main crystals is 2.2cm across and pristine. Good silky luster and very translucent.


TS216 - Calcite with Malachite after Azurite $ 450 (=~ CAN$ 581) DISCOUNTED 40% OFF TO $ 270 (=~ CAN$ 349)
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 5 x 4 x 3 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Calcite with Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts216a.jpg] Calcite with Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts216b.jpg] Calcite with Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts216c.jpg]

Coral-like formation of light green Calcite with four crystals of Malachite after Azurite.


TS217 - cuprian Smithsonite $ 450 (=~ CAN$ 581) SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 2.0 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


cuprian Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts217a.jpg] cuprian Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts217b.jpg]

Translucent green Smithsonite over matrix. Fine and undamaged.


TS218 - Smithsonite $ 350 (=~ CAN$ 452)
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 3.1 x 3 x 2.5 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts218a.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts218b.jpg]

2.2cm tall single Smithsonite crystal on matrix. Rare crystal habit with a chisel shaped termination.


TS219 - Smithsonite on Wulfenite $ 260 (=~ CAN$ 336) SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.8 x 2.7 x 0.7 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Smithsonite on Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts219a.jpg] Smithsonite on Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts219b.jpg] Smithsonite on Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts219c.jpg]

Rare association of pink Smithsonite coating the backside of a Wulfenite. From the front, the pink Smithsonite forms a colorful halo along the edge of the Wulfenite. Tiny dark green sphericals (?) partially coat the front face.


TS220 - Malachite after Azurite on Smithsonite $ 500 (=~ CAN$ 645) DISCOUNTED 40% OFF TO $ 300 (=~ CAN$ 387)
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3 x 2.2 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Malachite after Azurite on Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts220a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite on Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts220b.jpg] Malachite after Azurite on Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts220c.jpg]

Rare association of Malachite after Azurite crystals atop green Smithsonite. There is also an etched crystal of Azurite present. Old Scalisi label indicates it was from Harvard (1965) and the Dr. Ian Hunter collection prior to Acosta.


TS222 - Smithsonite $ 400 (=~ CAN$ 516) DISCOUNTED 40% OFF TO $ 240 (=~ CAN$ 310)
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.8 x 3.5 x 3 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts222a.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts222b.jpg]

Pink crystals of Smithsonite on a dark sulfide matrix. Exceptionally well colored vivid crystals.


TS223 - Malachite after Azurite $ 250 (=~ CAN$ 323) DISCOUNTED 40% OFF TO $ 150 (=~ CAN$ 194)
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts223a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts223b.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts223c.jpg]

Malachite after Azurite crystals. The Azurite has only slightly altered to Malachite in areas, and the specimen looks more like Malachite on Azurite.


TS224 - Smithsonite $ 340 (=~ CAN$ 439)
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.5 x 1.5 x 1.1 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts224a.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts224b.jpg]

Rare formation of a pink Smithsonite stalactite. Complete and undamaged.



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