Mimetite Crystals  and (?)Calcite 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 mimetite 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

Location:  Tsumeb, Northern Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NTS 018

US $ 65

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