Bayldonite, Mimetite
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia
Small Cabinet, 5.8 x 5.5 x 5.0 cm
A very showy and unusual, coral-like, branching specimen of radial clusters of sparkly, blades and club-shaped crystals of bayldonite on tan mimetite from Tsumeb. A very INTERESTING and excellent combo piece form Tsumeb. The bayldonite is an oxidation alteration product of the mimetite. Ex. George Elling Collection.