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S22934 - Cuprite (Var. Chalcotrichite) with Dolomite - SOLD
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 3.5 x 3 cm


An intricate network of acicular cuprite that has blindingly bright, metallic red crystals. Add to that attractive and inviting dolomite matrix. Unusually fine and blazing small miniature from Tsumeb.

S22936 - Rhodochrosite - $1250
Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Overall Size: 5.6 x 3.7 cm


This specific style of pink rhodochrosite on botryoidal manganese oxide is uncommon and only a limited number of them were preserved. Outstanding cauliflower-like coverage in excellent condition sits nicely spaced on matrix.

S22938 - Smithsonite - $2100
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 5.5 x 5 cm


This pleasing rose-pink smithsonite is particularly colorful and shows excellent form, with exposed and isolated crystals. Pink smithsonite is a signature mineral from the famous Tsumeb mine in Namibia, and to have such quality crystals popping from matrix is stellar.

S22940 - Leiteite - $7250
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 8.2 x 0.7 cm


An unusually fine and large terminated crystal of leiteite from the Zinc Pocket on 44 Level. A very important Tsumeb specimen of the type which set new standards for this species. A quality, transparent, resplendent zinc arsenite.

S22942 - Rhodochrosite with Manganite - $3500
N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Overall Size: 8 x 5 cm


An outstanding specimen of rhodochrosite glowing richly and attractively in contrast to well placed, sharp and lenticular crystals of manganite. One of the really great things about this specimen is large, exposed black crystals in mint condition, with pretty pink contrast.

S22944 - Smithsonite - $8500
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 4.7 x 3.6 cm


Several juicy orange, sharply terminated and slightly transparent crystals envelop dolomite matrix. More three dimensional than shown, a gorgeous and superb specimen of high quality.

S22946 - Cerussite with Mimetite and Dolomite - $850
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 6 x 4.5 cm


The detail of Tsumeb is evident in this specimen of cerussite, mimetite and dolomite. A damage free association of very fine quality.

S22947 - Malachite ps. after Azurite with Arsentsumebite - $1650
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 5 x 4 cm


This sequence of double pseudomorph in two shades of malachite after azurite, along with lime-green arsentsumebite is remarkably rare from the famous mine. The eye-catching effect goes a long way with such a piece.

S22951 - Conichalcite with Dolomite - $650
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 4 x 3.2 cm


A fantastic specimen of Tsumeb conichalcite, with its grass-green botryoids expertly perched on white dolomite. It is just loaded with analyzed conichalcite.

S22953 - Malachite ps. after Azurite - SOLD
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 7 x 5 cm


This exact pocket from Tsumeb is highly unusual and hard to obtain. Seen here in a remarkable double pseudomorph of two shades of malachite after azurite, along with lime-green arsentsumebite.

S22955 - Aragonite (Var. Tarnowitzite) with Malachite - $750
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 8.5 x 5.3 cm


Tarnowitzite in clusters of considerable numbers rest adjacent to malachite. Choice and undamaged material with opposing color contrast, a bonus.

S22956 - Calcite with Dolomite - $750
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 5 x 4 cm


Excellent and finely shaped pale green-blue dolomite from Tsumeb mount sharp calcite rhombs of semitransparent quality. From an old-time collection and accompanied by two faded labels.

S22958 - Aragonite (Var. Tarnowitzite) with Smithsonite - $950
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 6.5 x 5 cm


A healthy showing of gem-clear smithsonite with lustrous tarnowitzite make this combination specimen from Tsumeb remarkable for species and locality. Surprisingly rich in crystals and again significant for the mine.

S22962 - Mottramite ps. after Tennantite - $1800
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 4.2 x 4 cm


This is an exceptionally fine, fairly large, complete all around pseudomorph of tennantite that is totally replaced by mottramite and dusting of dolomite. A superb Tsumeb miniature.

S22964 - Willemite with Cerussite and Goethite - $650
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 5 x 5 cm


A two-sided specimen of mostly willemite, cerussite and goethite make for an interesting Tsumeb specimen. Water-clear blue willemite and sharp cerussite twins grew from each side though goethite is easily the rare mineral here from the Tsumeb mine.

S22967 - Smithsonite - $650
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 3.5 x 3 cm


Sharply developed and sizeable crystals are a feature belonging to Tsumeb and this pocket. The always pretty and classic pink comes across nicely in person.

S22968 - Cerussite - SOLD
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 3 x 2.7 cm


Exquisitely bright crystal of cerussite in perfectly transparent, glassy and pristine condition. Older material from the 1970s from this world-renowned mine.

S22969 - Cerussite - SOLD
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 6.2 x 4.1 cm


This cerussite is made up of undamaged crystals of repetitive twinning on matrix of microscopic cuprite and copper. The crystals are translucent to transparent throughout, highly lustrous, and very bright.

S22973 - Malachite ps. after Azurite - SOLD
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 6.5 x 3.5 cm


A beauty from the great specimen producing locality of Tsumeb. This pseudomorph is entirely replaced by silky pine green malachite. A classic and attractive piece for display.

S22974 - Cerussite - $950
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 6 x 4.5 cm


Fine Tsumeb cerussite of smooth high gloss twin that is complete all the way around. Very choice, undamaged mineral specimen.

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