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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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 63619
Mineral:Smithsonite on Calcite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Sparkling cluster of transparent green smithsonite crystals to 0.8 mm over colorless calcite. The smithsonite crystals have a rich green color associated with copper impurities and are sometimes labeled as cuprian smithsonite. Ex. Lucile Squier (1905-2007) collection #914
Overall Size:3.5x3.2x2.5 cm
Crystals:0.2-0.8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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