Recently Released New Additions
Introducing the "Tucson Picks" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including otavite and more from places like Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia.
- Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
- 1.5 x 1 x 1 cm - Thumbnail
- Special Info
- Type Locality
Superb specimen richly covered in tiny clear rhombs of Otavite. From Georg Gebhard's collection. A specimen from 1908. Confirmed Otavites are extremely rare, this one is NOT confirmed however.
- Crystal System
- Crystal Habit
- Encrustations, Euhedral Crystals
- Perfect, Perfect, Perfect
- Adamantine - Pearly
- yellow brown, white, reddish, reddish white
- Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral
- Brittle - Conchoidal