• Cuprian Smithsonite
  • Cuprian Smithsonite
  • Cuprian Smithsonite
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Cuprian Smithsonite

ID: CC2368

Brilliant turquoise blue crystals of Cuprian Smithsonite from the Tsumeb Mine. This mine is a very well known location for producing a wide variety of colourful Smithsonite specimens. The copper rich Smithsonite forms an intergrown group of sharp lustrous translucent to transparent rhombic crystals to 0.7cm on edge. They are hosted on a matrix of mixed Dolomite with brownish Fe-oxides. A lush specimen of turquoise colored Smithsonite from Tsumeb.

Details

Dimensions
4.1 × 3.0 × 2.1 cm
Categories
Classic Minerals
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cuprian

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