Mimetite with Tsumcorite (Type Locality)
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otikoto Region, Namibia
Thumbnail, 2.3 x 1.9 x 1.6 cm
Ex. Shields and Frances Flynn
A well formed, lustrous crystal of ivory-colored Mimetite, 2.3 cm in length, lies adjacent to an ocherous matrix of Tsumcorite, a rare, lead, zinc, iron arsenate. Tsumeb is the TYPE LOCALITY for Tsumcorite. A photo of this specimen may be seen on page 46 in 'Minerals of Namibia', by Shields and Frances Flynn.