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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. 16541
Mineral:Smithsonite (rare pseudo-dodecahedral crystals)
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Bright green crystals of smithsonite (large crystals to 4 mm!) scattered on one side of contrasting white matrix. Under magnification the crystals are seen to be rare pseudo-dodecahedral form - highly sought-after by collectors. Good color, Ex. M. Sussman collection
Overall Size:3.5x3x2 cm
Crystals:4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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