Aragonite (Var: Plumboan Aragonite), Malachite
Small Cabinet, 5.6 x 4.8 x 4.4 cm
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia
A superb combination specimen from the Tsumeb Mine and the Rob Smith Collection. An impressive cluster of sharp, lustrous, translucent, light tan aragonite variety tarnowitzite crystals dominates one edge of the specimen that is richly covered with contrasting green malachite. The tarnowitzite crystals reach 2.0 cm.