David K. Joyce

Tsumeb, Namibia, Metallic Minerals

The famous deposits at Tsumeb are primarily known for the well-crystallized secondary minerals that occur there. Some sulphides, sulphosalts and elements also occur in nice specimens there, as well. Here are some!

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Chalcocite, PyriteTsumeb, Namibia, Metallic Minerals
  • Item #13457
  • Chalcocite, Pyrite
  • 3.2x3.5x1.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $25.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • Lots of fairly sharp chalcocite crystals are scattered around this quartz-chalcocite matrix. Lots to look at.
ChalcociteTsumeb, Namibia, Metallic Minerals
  • Item #14369
  • Chalcocite
  • 3.2x1.8x1.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm
  • $40.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • A nice cluster of chalcocite crystals in a small vug in calcite-dolomite-chalcocite matrix.
Copper, CalciteTsumeb, Namibia, Metallic Minerals
  • Item #20774
  • Copper, Calcite
  • 4.8x3.8x1.9 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1mm
  • $65.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • Many crystals of copper are scattered through out this calcite matrix and also present with calcite crystals in vuggy areas. Rich!
TennantiteTsumeb, Namibia, Metallic Minerals
  • Item #20987
  • Tennantite
  • 15.4x7.8x6.7 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 40mm
  • $225.00
  • Tsumeb

  • Namibia
  • Perhaps the largest tennantite specimen that I've seen from Tsumeb! The specimen is solid tennantite and shows a number of crystals of tennantite across the front of the piece, the biggest being 40mm on-edge! Displays perfectly. Quite the specimen!