Mimetite Crystals  and (?)Calsite Blades on Matrix - NTS 018

Small, sparkling mimetite crystals and (?)calcite blades on matrix ,Tsumeb

Measurements:  34 x 30 x 26 mm

Description:  Small, sparkling, light yellow mimitite crystals, together with delicate blades of (?)calcite, sit on a (to us, unknown) matrix, together with small, clear (to us, unknown) crystals. A good percentage of the mimetite needles are undamaged.


Weight of Specimen: 
 
26.3 g 

Chemical Composition:  Pb5(PO4)3Cl  (mimetite)
                                     CaCO3  (calcite

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (mimetite)  3.5 - 4
                                       (calcite)  
3                                 

Location:  Tsumeb, Northern Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NTS 018

US $ 65

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