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Smithsonite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Smithsonite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Smithsonite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 19040
Mineral:Smithsonite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Pocket in matrix lined with translucent, pink smithsonite crystals against a matte black matrix (plattnerite?). The smithsonite crystals are rhombic form with medium pink color. The contrast of the smithsonite against the darker matrix is very aesthetic.
Overall Size:15x8x7 cm
Crystals:4-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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