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Mineral Specimen No. 69334:
Brochantite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia.

This mineral specimen of Brochantite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 69334:

Minerals Species: Brochantite.
Location of mineral deposit: Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia.
Description: Rare specimen of brochantite from Tsumeb with lustrous dark-green crystals coating platy matrix. Brochantite is a copper hydroxy sulphate which is uncommon in Tsumeb where they were only found in the first 130 meters of mining. The specimen formed in a cavity with many crystals intersecting in all directions. Most crystals are complete except in areas where they intersected adjacent crystals in the cavity. Ex. Georg Gebhard (author of Tsumeb I and II).
Overall size of mineral specimen: 37x25x12 mm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-2 mm
Price: $165 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Brochantite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Brochantite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Brochantite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Brochantite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

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