gem Leadhillite

Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Thumbnail, 2.9 x 1.5 x 0.3 cm
Start Time: 03/01/2010 1:30:00 am (CST)
End Time: 03/04/2010 6:30:00 pm (CST)
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Item Description

A significant, glassy, gem, leadhillite crystal with sharp, beveled edges from the famous now-closed Tsumeb Mine. Tsumeb produced the worlds finest leadhillite crystals and this is a very fine toenail example. One seldom sees ANY specimen of the species, let alone a nice gemmy example like this. Valued $750

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