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

ID: CC1601

A sizeable small cabinet specimen made up dominantly of bright apple-green coloured drusy Smithsonite crystals upon a solid breccia matrix from the upper oxide zone. Many multi-stacked prismatic crystals (c.1>2mm) with some  "sugary" second generation growth in places, forming a thick nodular accumulations. This specimen dates from the 1920s and the transparent crystals glow with colour.

Details

Dimensions
9.5 × 8.0 × 4.5 cm
Categories
Classic Minerals
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cuprian

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