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Smithsonite pseudomorph after Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Smithsonite pseudomorph after Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Smithsonite pseudomorph after Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 45068
Mineral:Smithsonite pseudomorph after Cerussite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Lustrous colorless rhombic smithsonite crystals in pseudomorphic formation after reticulated cerussite crystals that are most apparent around the specimen edges. Some of the smithsonite crystals are gray due to metallic galena inclusions. Frech paid $100 Ex. W. Frech (1913-1998) collection #96; ex. Mineral Kindom (Zweibels)
Overall Size:6x4x1 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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