Skorpion Mine

Apatite after Tarbutite, Smithsonite, and Zincolibethenite included Hemimorphite from 2010 finds at the Skorpion Mine in Namibia.


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AF757 - Zinco Libethenite included Hemimorphite SOLD
Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia
small cabinet - 9 x 6 x 6


Zinco Libethenite included Hemimorphite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af757a.jpg] Zinco Libethenite included Hemimorphite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af757b.jpg]

Drusy turquoise blue crystals of Hemimorphite included by zinc-rich Libethenite ling vugs in matrix. Unusual material from the Skorpion Mine.


AF742 - Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudo. Tarbutite $ 180 SOLD
Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia
miniature - 4.8 x 3 x 1.6 cm


Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudo. Tarbutite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af742a.jpg] Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudo. Tarbutite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af742b.jpg] Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudo. Tarbutite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af742c.jpg]

Light green sprays of Apatite pseudomorphs of Tarbutite on matrix. Very distinct, well defined crystal clusters with occasional Hemimorphites on top.


AF743 - Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudo. Tarbutite $ 170 SOLD
Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia
miniature - 5 x 4 x 2.6 cm


Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudo. Tarbutite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af743a.jpg] Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudo. Tarbutite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af743b.jpg] Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudo. Tarbutite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af743c.jpg]

Light bluegreen sprays of Apatite pseudomorphs of Tarbutite. Fine crystal clusters that are sprinkled with sparkley Hemimorphites on top.


AF744 - Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudo. Tarbutite SOLD
Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia
cabinet - 13 x 10 x 5 cm


Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudo. Tarbutite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af744a.jpg] Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudo. Tarbutite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af744b.jpg] Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudo. Tarbutite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af744c.jpg] Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudo. Tarbutite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af744d.jpg]

Light bluegreen sprays of Apatite pseudomorphs of Tarbutite. Fine crystal clusters that are sprinkled with sparkley Hemimorphites on top. Largest and best specimen of the lot.  This is my biggest and best piece from this find and I hesitate to put it on auction, but here goes...valued at $750.


AF745 - Apatite pseudo. Tarbutite SOLD
Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia
small cabinet - 6.5 x 6 x 4 cm


Apatite pseudo. Tarbutite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af745a.jpg] Apatite pseudo. Tarbutite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af745b.jpg] Apatite pseudo. Tarbutite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af745c.jpg]

Protected vug filled with light bluegreen sprays of Apatite pseudomorphs of Tarbutite. Sharp, well defined and undamaged crystal clusters. Valued at $200.


AF747 - Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudomorph after Tarbutite $ 270 SOLD
Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia
small cabinet - 5.8 x 5.5 x 2.2 cm


Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudomorph after Tarbutite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af747a.jpg] Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudomorph after Tarbutite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af747b.jpg] Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudomorph after Tarbutite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af747c.jpg]

Finely crystallized radial groups of this interesting psuedomorph, beautiful enough alone, the sparkly Hemimorphite spinkled across the tips put it over the top.


AF749 - Smithsonite on Hemimorphite $ 180 SOLD
Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia
miniature - 5.0 x 3 x 2.7 cm


Smithsonite on Hemimorphite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af749a.jpg] Smithsonite on Hemimorphite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af749b.jpg] Smithsonite on Hemimorphite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af749c.jpg]

Bluegreen globular Smithsonite on Hemimorphite with a good satiny luster across the surface of the individual clusters.


AF750 - Smithsonite on Hemimorphite $ 180 SOLD
Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia
miniature - 4.8 x 3.5 x 3 cm


Smithsonite on Hemimorphite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af750a.jpg] Smithsonite on Hemimorphite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af750b.jpg] Smithsonite on Hemimorphite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af750c.jpg]

Bluegreen globular Smithsonite on Hemimorphite with a good satiny luster across the surface of the individual clusters.


AF751 - Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudomorph after Tarbutite $ 100 SOLD
Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia
miniature - 3.5 x 3.2 x 2.2 cm


Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudomorph after Tarbutite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af751a.jpg] Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudomorph after Tarbutite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af751b.jpg]

Finely crystallized radial groups of this interesting psuedomorph on matrix. Beautiful enough alone, the sparkly Hemimorphite spinkled across the tips put it over the top.


AF752 - Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudomorph after Tarbutite $ 150 SOLD
Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia
miniature - 3.5 x 3.0 x 2.2 cm


Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudomorph after Tarbutite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af752a.jpg] Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudomorph after Tarbutite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af752b.jpg]

Finely crystallized radial groups of this interesting psuedomorph on matrix. Beautiful enough alone, the sparkly Hemimorphite spinkled across the tips put it over the top.


AF753 - Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudomorph after Tarbutite $ 130 SOLD
Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia
miniature - 4.4 x 3.2 x 2 cm


Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudomorph after Tarbutite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af753a.jpg] Hemimorphite on Apatite pseudomorph after Tarbutite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af753b.jpg]

Finely crystallized radial groups of this interesting psuedomorph on matrix. Beautiful enough alone, the sparkly Hemimorphite spinkled across the tips put it over the top.


AF754 - Smithsonite on Hemimorphite $ 180 SOLD
Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia
small cabinet - 7 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm


Smithsonite on Hemimorphite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af754a.jpg] Smithsonite on Hemimorphite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af754b.jpg] Smithsonite on Hemimorphite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af754c.jpg] Smithsonite on Hemimorphite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af754d.jpg]

Satiny white globular Smithsonite on Hemimorphite. Very distinct clusters with good translucency.


AF756 - Zincolibethenite included Hemimorphite SOLD
Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia
small cabinet - 9 x 6 x 6 cm


Zincolibethenite included Hemimorphite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af756a.jpg] Zincolibethenite included Hemimorphite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af756b.jpg]

Hemimorphite colored a rich bluegreen by inclusions of zincolibethenite, lining various vugs in matrix. Rare stuff.



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