• Smithsonite on Calcite

Smithsonite on Calcite

$850.00   €698  £630.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC17680
An eye-catching Cuprian Smithsonite richly coats colourless and glassy Cerussite crystals from the Tsumeb mine in Namibia.  Such a combination is a Tsumeb classic and this is a particularly attractive specimen because of the fresh and bright apple-green of the Smithsonite crystals, which average about 3 mm across.  These crystals form equant, dodecahedral-style semi-transparent crystals in broad druses over blocky and colourless prismatic Cerussite crystals of brilliant lustre covering a chalky-white Dolomite matrix.  An excellent specimen.


4.8 × 6.0 × 2.8 cm
Calcite, Carbonates
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Smithsonite

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