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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 56545
Mineral:Smithsonite (cobalt-rich)
Locality:Tsumcorp Mine, Tsumeb, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Transparent pink rounded smithsonite crystals with silky surface luster on most faces, though some faces have vitreous luster. The pink color is caused by cobalt impurities and is often labeled as Cobaltosmithsonite or Cobaltoan Smithsonite. Ex. Sam Weller (UK)
Overall Size:6.5x6x5.5 cm
Crystals:4-16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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