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MD-163982
Silver, Adamite (Var: Cuprian Adamite), Ferrilotharmeyerite
Miniature, 4.1 x 2.6 x 1.3 cm
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia
Ex. Rob Smith
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A SUPERB, ULTRA-RARE and very showy combination specimen from the famous and now-closed Tsumeb Mine. Lustrous, nicely burnished silver crystals and gemmy, emerald-green cuprian adamite microcrystals are RICHLY and aesthetically scattered on massive sulfide matrix coated with yellow-green ferrilotharmeyerite, an ULTRA-RARE hydrated arsenate, with Tsumeb being the Type Locality. This combination is RARELY seen from Tsumeb and SELDOM in this quality. From the upper oxidized zone of this famous locality. Ex Rob Smith Collection, a noted Tsumeb specialist.