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Smithsonite var. Manganoan from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Smithsonite var. Manganoan from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Smithsonite var. Manganoan from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 32594
Mineral:Smithsonite var. Manganoan
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Sparkling crystals of pink manganese-rich smithsonite coating all sides of a plate of sulfide matrix. The smithsonite crystals on the front are transparent pink, the crystals on the rear are coated with pyrite microcrystals.
Overall Size:11x8x4.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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