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Schultenite


Mineral: Schultenite
Chemistry: PbHAsO4
Size: 21.5 mm (largest)
Owner: W.W. (Bill) Pinch
Photographer: Jeff Scovil

Colourless, transparent, partial crystals of schultenite.  The larger crystal (at left) measures 22 x 13 mm; the smaller crystal measures 14 x 14 mm.  These specimens were acquired from Professor Bruce Cairncross (Johannesburg) in 1986. 

Tsumeb is the type locality for schultenite (Spencer and Mountain, 1926).