• Cuprian Smithsonite
  • Cuprian Smithsonite
  • Cuprian Smithsonite
  • Cuprian Smithsonite
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Cuprian Smithsonite

ID: CC1813

A specimen of featuring a drusy crust of green coloured Cuprian Smithsonite crystals coating a reddish coloured matrix. Occasionally the Cuprian Smithsonite forms larger prismatic crystals to 7mm displaying nail-head type terminations. The Smithsonite exhibits an interesting colour zonation, seen particularly well in the larger crystals with bands of translucent darker green between lighter silvery green areas.

Details

Dimensions
7.0 × 6.0 × 2.8 cm
Categories
Classic Minerals
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cuprian

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