Minerals of Tsumeb

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SM308 - Azurite with Malachite ps. after Azurite $ 150
Tsumeb, Otijikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia
thumbnail - 3.1 x 2.3 x 1.7 cm


Azurite with Malachite ps. after Azurite from Tsumeb, Otijikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM308a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite ps. after Azurite from Tsumeb, Otijikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM308b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite ps. after Azurite from Tsumeb, Otijikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM308c.jpg] Azurite with Malachite ps. after Azurite from Tsumeb, Otijikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM308d.jpg]

Dark blue azurite crystals are seen intermixed with several Malachite pseudomorph after Azurite crystals from this world-class locality. If you view the specimen under magnification, there are at least two other species present with distinctly different microcrystals. Ex. Carl Acosta, Russel Jones collections.


SM440 - Duftite on Cerussite $ 150
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.2 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


Duftite on Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM440a.jpg] Duftite on Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM440b.jpg] Duftite on Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM440c.jpg]

Transparent, reticulated Cerussite crystals partially coated by green Duftite.


SM443 - Wulfenite $ 160
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.2 x 2.2 x 1.2 cm


Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM443a.jpg] Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM443b.jpg] Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM443c.jpg]

A 1.5cm Wulfenite crystal on a Dolomite coated matrix. High quality undamaged specimen.


SM396 - Cadmium Smithsonite $ 350
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
cabinet - 12.0 x 7.3 x 6.0 cm


Cadmium Smithsonite from Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM396a.jpg] Cadmium Smithsonite from Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM396b.jpg] Cadmium Smithsonite from Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM396c.jpg] Cadmium Smithsonite from Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM396d.jpg]

This rare variety of light yellow color Smithsonite is known as 'Cadmium Smithsonite'. The element Cadmium gives it this color. It's a Tsumeb classic that is damage free all around with high luster crystals. Weight is 684 grams or 1lb, 8oz. A beautiful example from the World Class mineral locality of Tsumeb.



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