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

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

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

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Smithsonite on Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 61727
Mineral:Smithsonite on Calcite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Lustrous transparent green smithsonite crystals to 2.5 mm over rhombic translucent white calcite crystals to 1 mm covering one face of grainy brown matrix. The smithsonite crystals are tabular hexagonal form with three-faced rhombohedral terminations. Ex. W. Keller #5066
Overall Size:5x3x2 cm
Crystals:0.5-2.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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