Mimetite (ex Rob Smith Collection)

Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
Miniature, 4.6 x 1.2 x 1.1 cm.
Start Time: 03/03/2009 8:30:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 03/10/2009 7:45:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

This is a lovely group of sharp, lustrous, gemmy, yellow prismatic Mimetite crystals oriented into a stalactitic formation around a hollow cast after (?). Not the easiest specimen to photograph, but you can see in the closeup that one of the crystals is actually doubly-terminated! You do not see many Mimetites like this on the market from Tsuemb. Valued at $1300-$1600.

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