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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 57678
Mineral:Smithsonite var. Cuprian Smithsonite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Translucent green copper-rich smithsonite crystals coating the surfaces of convoluted cavities on front, top and rear of the specimen. The green color of the smithsonite is caused by copper impurities and these are commonly labeled Cuprian Smithsonite.
Overall Size:5.5x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:1.0-1.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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