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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 44010
Mineral:Smithsonite var. Cuprian
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Lustrous translucent green rhombohedral smithsonite crystals with slight yellow tint to the outermost crystal surfaces on crystallized, sugary, green smithsonite matrix. Green smithsonite is often called cuprian smithsonite because of copper impurities.
Overall Size:5.5x3.5x2.2 cm
Crystals:0.5-3.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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