Descloizite - TS 020

Descloizite crystal cluster - Berg Aukas, Namibia

Measurements:  66 x 58 x 45 mm

Description:  A beautiful cluster of descloizite crystals with some parts partly covered with minerals unknown to us. The crystals appear to be black, but on closer examination, they have an orangy-red colouring. 

The specimen has little damage - only a few nicks.

Weight of Specimen:  174 g

Chemical Composition:  PbZn(VO4)(OH)  (descloizite)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:   (descloizite)  3 - 3

Location:  Berg Aukas, about 40 km from Tsumeb, Namibia.

Specimen Code:  TS 020

R 450

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