Tsumeb is the Type Locality
Extremely rare. The level from which the type specimen was collected is not known.
- 2nd Oxidation Zone
Identified on material collected in 1972 from 29 Level, in association with stottite and schneiderhöhnite.
Paragenetic and General Notes
Krieselite is the germanate analogue of topaz. The type material occurs in tiny vugs in tennantite/chalcocite/galena/germanite ore, with anglesite, quartz, and wulfenite. The krieselite occurs as fibrous crystals (to 0.05 mm), forming hemispheres and crusts (to 0.2 mm).