Gallery

GALLERY

The Tsumeb Gallery is reserved for minerals of exceptional beauty or rarity, and for specimens that contribute something special to our wider understanding of Tsumeb. They have been selected for their information potential, but also simply for enjoyment.

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History

HISTORY

We will never know exactly when local tribesmen first worked copper from the "Green Hill", but here we explore Tsumeb's rich history as an operating mine and as a source of important mineralogical discovery.

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Geology

GEOLOGY

Beneath the surface of the Otavi Mountainland the ancient rocks are richly mineralised. In this section, we discover the geology of the region and what lies under the "Green Hill"

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Mineralogy

MINERALOGY

Throughout its long working history, Tsumeb was a source of diverse and spectacular minerals. Even after the closure of the mine, re-examination of specimen material is leading to exciting new discoveries in the field of Mineralogy.

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People

PEOPLE

Learn about the diverse group of people – miners, managers, mineralogists, townsfolk, dealers and collectors – who have contributed to the Tsumeb story.

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Bibliography

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Browse our reference library to read more about Tsumeb, its people and the minerals, or visit one of our contributors via the link section.

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Contact

CONTACT

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For site related questions or comments, please feel free to send us a message. Please note that no specimens or artefacts pictured on this site are offered for sale through Tsumeb.com


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