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Smithsonite and Goethite on Pyrite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Smithsonite and Goethite on Pyrite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Smithsonite and Goethite on Pyrite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 23582
Mineral:Smithsonite and Goethite on Pyrite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Pocket in pyrite matrix (sulfides are relatively rare from Tsumeb) lined with rhombic crystal of smithsonite up to 8 mm. The surfaces of the smithsonite crystals are coated with red-violet goethite in hemispherical clusters.
Overall Size:7x5x5 cm
Crystals:.5-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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