Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Namibite & Beyerite

Views:
Watches:
SHS951312

Namibite & Beyerite

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
Mesopotamia Copper Valley, Khorixas, Kunene Region, Namibia
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.9 × 1.7 × 1.5 cm
Description

Namibite and beyerite on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Namibite

Formula: 
Cu(BiO)2(VO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.50
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Mesopotamia 504, Mesopotamia Copper Valley, Khorixas District, Kunene Region, Namibia

Beyerite

Formula: 
Ca(BiO)2(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.BE.35
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal Thin plates or compact earthy masses.
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany