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Smithsonite with minor Quartz from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Smithsonite with minor Quartz from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Smithsonite with minor Quartz from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Smithsonite with minor Quartz from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Smithsonite with minor Quartz from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Smithsonite with minor Quartz from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 72390
Mineral:Smithsonite with minor Quartz
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Translucent pink smithsonite crystals to 10 mm with silky surface luster and gray areas of microscopic gray (galena?) inclusions, overgrown gray galena-rich matrix. A cavity on bottom has brown smithsonite crystals and colorless quartz crystals to 5 mm. Ex. Larry Krause (1945-2010) collection, collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:8.5x6x3 cm
Crystals:0.5-10.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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