Malachite-coated Tennantite (Wes Parker Coll.)

Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Miniature, 4.7 x 4.1 x 4.0 cm
Start Time: 01/30/2010 6:30:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 02/04/2010 6:30:00 pm (CST)
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Item Description

A classic, sharp, 2.5 cm, malachite-coated, tennantite tetrahedron is jauntily perched atop matrix of smaller tennantite crystals accented with calcite rhombs on massive tennantite on this this very aesthetic and showy specimen from the famous and now-closed Tsumeb Mine. The large tennantite is pristine. Ex Wes Parker Collection. Valued at $350-450.

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