David K. Joyce Minerals

Tsumeb, Namibia, Mimetite

Tsumeb is famous for splendent crystals of mimetite. Here are some excellent examples.

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MimetiteTsumeb, Namibia, Mimetite
  • Item #13504
  • Mimetite
  • 6.0x3.5x1.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1mm
  • $30.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • A sweet specimen that shows sprays of gemmy, light yellowish mimetite on a spongy quartz matrix. Great under the loupe or microscope.
Calcite, MimetiteTsumeb, Namibia, Mimetite
  • Item #14373
  • Calcite, Mimetite
  • 5.3x3.6x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: c-5mm
  • $30.00
  • ts

  • Namibia
  • I'm calling the youngest phase on this specimen calcite but it could be smithsonite. The white carbonate crystals sit on top of a thick, yellow ribbon of mimetite that underlies all of the white crystals and is in-turn, underlain by a mixture of mimetite, hematite, etc. Unique!!
MimetiteTsumeb, Namibia, Mimetite
  • Item #13727
  • Mimetite
  • 6.8x4.0x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $35.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • This one is different! This specimen, rather homely, shows thick, yellow botryoidal mimetite with an iron oxide coating on top. Different!
Mimetite, Calcite, GalenaTsumeb, Namibia, Mimetite
  • Item #13684
  • Mimetite, Calcite, Galena
  • 3.6x2.8x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $35.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • A number of gorgeous, tapered hexagonal, doubly terminated crystals of orangey-yellow mimetite are present in a vug in calcite that has overgrown relict grains of galena. Nice crystals!
MimetiteTsumeb, Namibia, Mimetite
  • Item #13396
  • Mimetite
  • 4.8x4.6x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 10mm
  • $35.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • Lots of creat, elongated, tapered, light yellow crystals of mimetite on this specimen of interlocking crystals. Some bruising but lots of excellent crystals.
MimetiteTsumeb, Namibia, Mimetite
  • Item #17815
  • Mimetite
  • 8.2x6.0x5.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 9mm
  • $75.00
  • Tsumeb Mine
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • Single crystals and radiating clusters of orangey mimetite are intergrown with iron oxides and quartz breccia fragments to make up the entirety of this specimen. The mimetite crystals are tapered, hexagonal crystals and have good luster unless they are intergrown with the iron oxides. Very good example of this mineral.
Mimetite, CalciteTsumeb, Namibia, Mimetite
  • Item #14356
  • Mimetite, Calcite
  • 7.4x6.0x4.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: c-3mm, m-3mm
  • $60.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • This certainly appears to be a calcite specimen but the open area below the white calcite has very nice yellow, bow-ties and sprays of yellow mimetite, which I think trumps the ordinary, white rhombs of calcite. Interesting piece!
MimetiteTsumeb, Namibia, Mimetite
  • Item #14357
  • Mimetite
  • 5.1x2.6x2.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $65.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • This piece is ALL mimetite! All sides exhibit sharp, colourless, bright, lustrous, prismatic, terminated mimetite crystals. Gorgeous!
Mimetite, CalciteTsumeb, Namibia, Mimetite
  • Item #17170
  • Mimetite, Calcite
  • 11.5x8.5x8.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 8mm
  • $175.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • This mound of cavernous calcite has many openings and cavities lined with fantastic crystals of mimetite. The mimetite is a sort of gemmy, yellow colour and they are tapered absolutely pointed to a needle termination. Gorgeous. Lots to look at!
Mimetite, CalciteTsumeb, Namibia, Mimetite
  • Item #17172
  • Mimetite, Calcite
  • 9.6x6.8x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $85.00
  • Tsumeb
    Namibia
  • Lots of openings in the front of this specimen are lined with lovely, yellow mimetite crystals. The crystals have kind of a divergent habit since they start as one crystal and then diverge into a multiple termination. Really nice mimetite!