Specimen #635

Name: Mimetite

Type: Mineral

Locality: Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 7.3 x 4.2 x 3 cm

Weight: 68

Acquired: 2008-04-22

Source: Auction: Dan Weinrich

Label: N

Comment: A 7.3 x 4.2 x 3 cm brecciated matrix, both sides richly crystallized in sparkling micro acicular yellow crystals of mimetite. Good to the naked eye, best viewed with 10x magnification. The crystals show transparency when viewed closely. In very good shape damage-wise.

Minerals: Mimetite (Pb5(AsO4)3Cl)

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