• Cadmium Smithsonite
  • Cadmium Smithsonite
  • Cadmium Smithsonite
  • Cadmium Smithsonite
  • Cadmium Smithsonite
Carbonates

Cadmium Smithsonite

$4,500.00   €4,045  £3,490.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC14952
A tremendous cabinet specimen of Cadmium Smithsonite forming curved butterscotch-tan rhombohedral crystals to 1.5 cm across, so typical of Tsumeb.  The underlying, mainly hidden matrix is a mixture of blackish sulphides with a slight iridescence pervading clear, cleaved blocks of Smithsonite.  The Cadmium Smithsonite crystals have a greasy lustre and display complex growth patterns over their surfaces, some of which appear as flattened bubbles.  A splendid example of this cadmium-rich variety of Smithsonite.

Details

Dimensions
9.2 × 8.0 × 6.2 cm
Categories
Carbonates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

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