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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 72966
Mineral:Smithsonite over Calcite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Double-sided elongated specimen of lustrous translucent white smithsonite microcrystals completely coating the surfaces of bladed translucent yellow calcite crystals to 4 mm on fine-grained gray matrix. The rear crystals are colored gray by sulfides. Ex. E. Carmichael collection, collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:7x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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