• Cuprian Smithsonite with Cerussite
  • Cuprian Smithsonite with Cerussite
Carbonates

Cuprian Smithsonite with Cerussite

$300.00   €271  £230.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC21945
Equant, dodecahedral crystals of Cuprian Smithsonite are richly scattered over a matrix of massive Calcite mixed with an unidentified light apple green copper arsenate, probably Duftite.  The Smithsonite forms gemmy pastel peppermint crystals of up to almost 4 mm diameter, mainly occurring as individual crystals scattered over a bed of opaque, snow white Calcite micro-crystals.  A few colourless and glassy Cerussite crystals sit in a small vug at on side.  A lovely miniature of Cuprian Smithsonite from Tsumeb mine in the Oshikoto Region of Namibia.

Details

Dimensions
4.7 × 5.7 × 2.5 cm
Categories
Carbonates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cerussite, Smithsonite, variety Cuprian

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