Aragonite (Var: Plumboan Aragonite), Malachite
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia
Small Cabinet, 8.3 x 6.5 x 6.3 cm
A showy, excellent and rich combination specimen from the Tsumeb Mine and the Rob Smith Collection. Lustrous, pseudo-hexagonal, "towers" of tarnowitzite or plumboan aragonite are richly covered with contrasting green, primary malachite crystals. The tarnowitzite crystals reach 2.0 cm.