Tsumeb 2 contents

Tsumeb 2


Contents

Preface

11

 

          The First New Mineral

137

Acknowledgement

12

 

          Tsumeb Archieves Its Fame

139

Introduction

13

 

          Early Recognition

142

 
 
 

          Late Publication

144

From A Green Hill To A Mine

15

 

          A New Element

146

         Tsumeb’s First Owners

15

 

          Maucher’s Error

148

         Early Mining

30

 

          A Famous Variety

150

         End Of The Colonial Period

50

 

          Late Activities

153

         War And Change Of Ownership

54

 
 
 
 
 
 

The World-Famous Minerals

156

The Deposit

59

 

          The Lead Pocket

184

 
 
 

          The Easter Pocket

243

The Ore-Body

65

 
 
 
 
 
 

The Rarities

249

Life in Tsumeb

74

 

          The Zinc Pocket

260

          The Charm Of The Country

74

 

          The Latest New Minerals

271

          Arrival In South West Africa

78

 

          Minerals Of Strange Chemistry

274

          Miners From Germany

81

 
 
 

          The Lifestyle Of The Miners

85

 

Other Minerals

278

          The Original Inhabitants

87

 

          Ore Minerals

278

          Payment Of Wages

90

 

          Secondary Minerals

283

          Perils And Pleasures

92

 
 
 

          Childhood Pleasures

95

 

Still Unknown

292

          Pastime And Outings

97

 
 
 

          Tsumeb In Post-Colonial Times

101

 

Pseudomorphs

298

 
 
 
 
 

Collecting And Dealing

105

 

Curiosities

303

          The First Collectors

105

 
 
 

          Historical Collections

107

 

List Of Species And Mineral Index

314

          An American In Tsumeb

111

 

Systematic List Of Minerals

318

          The Rest Of The Find

116

 

List Of Probably New Minerals

320

          Mineral Purchases

118

 

List Of Mineral Varieties

320

          Underground Mineral Finds

122

 

List Of Pseudomorphs

321

          Competition Underground

126

 

Outstanding Finds Of Minerals

321

          Demand And Supply

129

 

List Of Discoverers

322

 
 
 

Bibliography

324

Discovery Of Minerals

136

 

Photo Credits And Specimen Owners

327

        Prescientific Discovery Of Minerals

136