Tsumeb!

Mixed Tsumeb specimens, most from the Carl Acosta collection.



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TS211 - Cerussite with Malachite after Azurite $ 480 (=~ CAN$ 659) SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.2 x 4 x 2.2 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


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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$ 515) SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.3 x 3.6 x 1.2 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


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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$ 549) SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


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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$ 3431)
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 3.1 x 2.5 x 2.1 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


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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.


TS217 - cuprian Smithsonite $ 450 (=~ CAN$ 618) SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 2.0 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


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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$ 480) SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 3.1 x 3 x 2.5 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


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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$ 357) SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.8 x 2.7 x 0.7 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


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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.


TS224 - Smithsonite $ 340 (=~ CAN$ 467) SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.5 x 1.5 x 1.1 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


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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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