Dolomite Cast
Small Cabinet, 7.3 x 4.4 x 3.2 cm
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
Ex. Charlie Key
To my knowledge, oddly and sometimes beautifully formed casts of dolomite, like this one, reach their zenith only at Tsumeb. Light as a feather, this shoe-like cast is sparkling white and translucent. An under-appreciated, yet beautiful member of the Tsumeb suite of minerals.