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MD-133545
Aragonite (Var: Plumboan Aragonite), Aragonite (Var: Zincian Aragonite)
Thumbnail, 3.1 x 1.8 x 1.2 cm
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia
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A RARE, SUPERB and CUTE Tsumeb aragonite varietal combination toenail. Glassy, colorless to white, pseudo-hexagonal pyramidal aragonite variety tarnowitzite crystals cap a divergent spray of lustrous, translucent, yellowish-tan aragonite variety nicholsonite crystals. Tarnowitzite is lead-rich aragonite and nicholsonite is zinc-rich aragonite. Exceptional, complete all-around and pristine Tsumeb material. Ex. George Elling Collection.