David K. Joyce

Tsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals

The mines at Tsumeb have been the source of some of the worlds most beautiful and rare minerals! Long closed, here are some nice specimens from the fabled Tsumeb mining camp that have recently become available.

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DescloiziteTsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals
  • Item #16319
  • Descloizite
  • 6.3x5.7x3.6 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 16mm
  • $75.00
  • Grootfontein
  • A cluster of very large, to 16mm, crystals of rich, lustrous, brown descloizite from THE classic locality.
Mottramite, DolomiteTsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals
  • Item #29208
  • Mottramite, Dolomite
  • 7.9x5.0x4.5 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 2mm spray
  • $75.00
  • Tsumeb
  • This aggregate of botryoidal mottramite is significantly covered with pure white dolomite or calcite. Great looking specimen of these two minerals!
Wulfenite, Chalcocite, PyriteTsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals
  • Item #29219
  • Wulfenite, Chalcocite, Pyrite
  • 4.8x3.0x3.1 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $55.00
  • Tsumeb
  • Otjikoto
  • This matrix of massive chalcocite and pyrite has a vug in one end, lined with small chalcocite crystals plus a couple of sharp, thin-tabular, square wulfenite crystals. Unusual association! Comes complete with an EDS analysis card.
Tsumcorite, WulfeniteTsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals
  • Item #21848
  • Tsumcorite, Wulfenite
  • 6mm across cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: micro
  • $55.00
  • Tsumeb Mine

  • Namibia
  • Yellow crystals of tsumcorite are associated with wulfenite crystals on this very small piece. R
Cuprite, CalciteTsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals
  • Item #25985
  • Cuprite, Calcite
  • 3.7x3.2x2.0 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $70.00
  • Tsumeb Mine
  • Otjikoto
  • A very nice vug of gemmy, red cuprite crystals, associated with white calcite crystals line this vug. Very nice example for this famous copper mining area!
AnglesiteTsumeb Namibia, Assorted Minerals
  • Item #27289
  • Anglesite
  • 8.7x6.4x5.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 17mm
  • $140.00
  • Tsumeb Mine
  • Otjikoto
  • This whole specimen is about 95% anglesite and is totally covered with anglesite crystals. The other 5% seems to be highly corroded bornite or chalcocite. Most of the anglesite crystals are very sharp, terminated crystals with dark inclusions of sulphides or dark oxides. There are some colourless/white anglesite crystals as well. Sawn base. Not all that aesthetic but really a very good example of anglesite crystals!