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Smithsonite from Tsumeb Mine, 3rd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Smithsonite from Tsumeb Mine, 3rd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Smithsonite from Tsumeb Mine, 3rd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Smithsonite from Tsumeb Mine, 3rd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Smithsonite from Tsumeb Mine, 3rd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Smithsonite from Tsumeb Mine, 3rd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Smithsonite from Tsumeb Mine, 3rd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 69327
Mineral:Smithsonite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, 3rd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Lustrous transparent deep-pink smithsonite crystals on gray sulfide rich matrix. The smithsonite pink color is probably caused by manganese or cobalt impurities, though some testing indicates that iron is responsible for the color. Ex. Georg Gebhard (author of Tsumeb I and II)
Overall Size:3.5x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:micro to 8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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