Tsumeb!

Mixed Tsumeb specimens, most from the Carl Acosta collection.


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TS211 - Cerussite with Malachite after Azurite $ 480 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.2 x 4 x 2.2 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Cerussite with Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts211a.jpg] Cerussite with Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts211b.jpg] Cerussite with Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts211c.jpg]

Thick, solid Cerussite twins (without any open honey-comb growth) on matrix associated with a Malachite after Azurite crystal. Fine and undamaged.


TS212 - Dioptase on Calcite $ 375
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.3 x 3.6 x 1.2 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts212a.jpg] Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts212b.jpg]

Classic specimen of well separated crystals of Dioptase on white Calcite. Clean with a ding to the edge of upper right crystal.


TS213 - Malachite after Azurite scepter $ 400 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Malachite after Azurite scepter from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts213a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite scepter from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts213b.jpg] Malachite after Azurite scepter from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts213c.jpg]

Tabular crystal of Malachite after Azurite atop a prismatic Malachite after Azurite. Fine and undamaged with a velvety surface luster.


TS215 - Smithsonite $ 2500
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 3.1 x 2.5 x 2.1 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts215a.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts215b.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts215c.jpg]

Large, sharp pink Smithsonite on matrix. Main crystals is 2.2cm across and pristine. Good silky luster and very translucent.


TS216 - Calcite with Malachite after Azurite $ 450
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 5 x 4 x 3 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Calcite with Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts216a.jpg] Calcite with Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts216b.jpg] Calcite with Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts216c.jpg]

Coral-like formation of light green Calcite with four crystals of Malachite after Azurite.


TS217 - cuprian Smithsonite $ 450 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 2.0 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


cuprian Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts217a.jpg] cuprian Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts217b.jpg]

Translucent green Smithsonite over matrix. Fine and undamaged.


TS218 - Smithsonite $ 350
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 3.1 x 3 x 2.5 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts218a.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts218b.jpg]

2.2cm tall single Smithsonite crystal on matrix. Rare crystal habit with a chisel shaped termination.


TS219 - Smithsonite on Wulfenite $ 260 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.8 x 2.7 x 0.7 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Smithsonite on Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts219a.jpg] Smithsonite on Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts219b.jpg] Smithsonite on Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts219c.jpg]

Rare association of pink Smithsonite coating the backside of a Wulfenite. From the front, the pink Smithsonite forms a colorful halo along the edge of the Wulfenite. Tiny dark green sphericals (?) partially coat the front face.


TS220 - Malachite after Azurite on Smithsonite $ 500
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3 x 2.2 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Malachite after Azurite on Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts220a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite on Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts220b.jpg] Malachite after Azurite on Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts220c.jpg]

Rare association of Malachite after Azurite crystals atop green Smithsonite. There is also an etched crystal of Azurite present. Old Scalisi label indicates it was from Harvard (1965) and the Dr. Ian Hunter collection prior to Acosta.


TS222 - Smithsonite $ 400
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.8 x 3.5 x 3 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts222a.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts222b.jpg]

Pink crystals of Smithsonite on a dark sulfide matrix. Exceptionally well colored vivid crystals.


TS223 - Malachite after Azurite $ 250
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts223a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts223b.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts223c.jpg]

Malachite after Azurite crystals. The Azurite has only slightly altered to Malachite in areas, and the specimen looks more like Malachite on Azurite.


TS224 - Smithsonite $ 340
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.5 x 1.5 x 1.1 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts224a.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts224b.jpg]

Rare formation of a pink Smithsonite stalactite. Complete and undamaged.



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