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CHALCOCITE with possible STOLZITE
price: £1655 / $2500 / €1940 - This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate
ex. E. J. Immelman Collection
A fine specimen of Chalcocite from the Tsumeb Mine - crystals of Chalcocite are a rarity from the mine. The Chalcocite crystals abundantly line a cavity measuring 3cm by 2cm. They individually measures to 0.7cm, displaying excellent twinning and striated faces. The colour is the typical deep metallic grey with high reflective luster. A single tabular crystal of possible Stolzite measuring to 3mm has formed on a Chalcocite crystal, and has a translucent brown tint. Iron oxide reddened areas of Quartz are associated with the Chalcocite, on a Sulphide matrix. A great small cabinet specimen of Chalcocite crystals, purported to have come from the 44 level in 1994.
Size: 5 x 4.3 x 3.5 cm (Small Cabinet)
Owner: Kristalle and Crystal Classics
Other mineral specimens near Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, Africa:
DIOPTASE with DOLOMITE and WILLEMITE
£397 / $600 / €466
£265 / $400 / €310
£250 / $378 / €290