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Smithsonite (rare pseudo-dodecahedral crystals) from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Smithsonite (rare pseudo-dodecahedral crystals) from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Smithsonite (rare pseudo-dodecahedral crystals) from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 16012
Mineral:Smithsonite (rare pseudo-dodecahedral crystals)
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Bright green smithsonite crystals on white matrix. The crystals resemble dodecahedral form resulting from the hexagonal form simplified to 3-sided prisms plus terminations (rare). Mounted to acrylic display stand. Ex. M. Sussman collection
Overall Size:30x28x20 mm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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