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Smithsonite

ID: CC1632

A floater specimen of nail-head prismatic Smithsonite crystals to 10mm with orange coloured Dolomite. The Smithsonite is translucent and has a hint of yellow to its milky colouration - like light coloured butter - with a vitreous lustre to the prism faces. The Dolomite looks like it has a orange coloured staining to the small rhombohedral crystals but this colour contrasts well against the light colouration of the Smithsonite. The specimen reveals no contact marks.

Details

Dimensions
4.5 × 2.8 × 2.1 cm
Categories
Classic Minerals
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Smithsonite

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