- Tarnowitzite with Malachite
- Miniature, 4.1 x 4.0 x 2.7 cm
- Tsumeb Mine, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
- Ex. Shields and Frances Flynn
Tarnowitzite, the lead-rich variety of aragonite, reaches its zenith at Tsumeb, characterized by this unique elongated crystal habit and a yellow color. This specimen with a matrix of malachite features several lustrous and translucent, yellow-colored tarnowitzite crystals, to 2.5 cm in length. An aesthetic miniature!