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Wulfenite, (w. Smithsonite)


Chemistry: PbMoO4
Size: 44 mm
Owner: Harvard University (W.Klein Collection)
Photographer: Malcolm Southwood

Two tabular yellow-grey wulfenite crystals (to 5 mm), are partly overgrown by a druse of brownish-green rhombohedral smithsonite, the crystals of which, under strong illumination, are seen to have yellowish cores.  The specimen was collected on 11 Level and is number 437 in the Wilhelm Klein collection.

Courtesy  of  the  Mineralogical  &  Geological  Museum  at  Harvard  University,  Wulfenite; MGMH  ID# 127417, Tsumeb; Namibia. @ copyright 2012, President and Fellows of Harvard College. All rights reserved.