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Smithsonite on Galena from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Smithsonite on Galena from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 55383
Mineral:Smithsonite on Galena
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Transparent pink flattened rhombohedral smithsonite crystals on gray-metallic galena matrix. The smithsonite crystals have cleavage faces in the areas where they intersected adjacent smithsonite crystals. Ex. Royal C. Gould mineral collection #1106; acquired from Schneiders (Poway, Ca.)
Overall Size:22x16x15 mm
Crystals:5-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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