Smithsonite and Mimetite on Chalcocite - TS 003

Smithsonite and mimetite on chalcocite

Measurements:  65 x 57 x 45 mm

Description:  Smithsonite (possibly with more than one crystal habit) and mimetite on chalcocite.

The specimen has only a few nicks.

Weight of Specimen:  114 g

Chemical Composition:  ZnCO3 (smithsonite basic formula) 
                                        Pb5(PO4)3Cl (mimetite) 
                                        Cu2S (chalcocite)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  
(smithsonite basic formula)  4 – 5
                                           (mimetite)  3.5 - 4
                                           (chalcocite) 2 - 3

Location:  Tsumeb, Northern Namibia.

Specimen Code:  TS 003  

R 650

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