Cerussite, Duftite
Miniature, 4.4 x 2.5 x 1.2 cm
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia
Lustrous, glassy, intergrown, cyclically-twinned cerussite crystal clusters form an excellent miniature from the Tsumeb Mine. This is an interesting, floater specimen, which is nicely accented with complimentary green duftite. Ex. Jaime Bird Collection and dates to the 1960s or early 1970s, when he worked for Hamel Mining & Minerals.