• Smithsonite
Carbonates

Smithsonite

$500.00   €427  £390.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC15695
One single and pearlescent, pale apricot Smithsonite crystal dominates this choice Tsumeb thumbnail specimen, displayed perfectly on a clear acrylic base still bearing its previous number, that of a famous Tsumeb collector.  This magnificent, ex-matrix, crystal measures 2.3 x 1.4 x 1.5 cm and is capped by three similar, yet much smaller crystals.  The Smithsonite is completely translucent and once back-lit, glows in shades of flesh-pink and delicate apricot and with an aesthetic pearly lustre grading to brushed satin.  A delightful large thumbnail Smithsonite.

Details

Dimensions
2.6 × 2.5 × 1.8 cm
Categories
Carbonates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Smithsonite

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