Bayldonite | #Geology
Colour: Green, apple-green, ...
Lustre: Resinous, Waxy, Greasy
This is a complete-all-around, radiating spray of glistening, sparkly, grass-green bayldonite that has completely replaced a mimetite cluster. It dates from the first oxidation zone, 1890s-1910s at the latest. Ex. Sussman and Dr. Georg Gebhard Collections.
Locality: Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia
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