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Smithsonite

ID: CC1573

A bizarre yet beautiful Smithsonite example with well formed prismatic crystals with snow-white growth phantom and colourless water-clear outer zone. The crystals also have pink coloured cores above the metallic sulphide matrix, and beneath the white phantom leading to a pale pink showing through when light is applied to the side of the specimen. A great condition and highly lustrous example displaying rare colouration and zonation.

Details

Dimensions
8.2 × 4.5 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Classic Minerals
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Smithsonite

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