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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 25280
Mineral:Malachite over Smithsonite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Velvety green malachite microcrystalline crust in botryoidal aggregates up to 1.5 mm diameter over sparkling yellow smithsonite crystals up to 0.8 mm, some showing casts after another mineral, possibly dolomite.
Overall Size:5.5x4.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:0.2-0.8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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