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Smithsonite (Mn-rich) from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Smithsonite (Mn-rich) from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Smithsonite (Mn-rich) from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 40012
Mineral:Smithsonite (Mn-rich)
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Parallel group of translucent pale-pink smithsonite crystals with silky surface luster. The pink tint of the smithsonite crystals is due to manganese impurities. Ex. W. Frech (1913-1998) collection #1287
Overall Size:15x10x9 mm
Crystals:2-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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