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Cobaltoan Smithsonite

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Cobaltoan Smithsonite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.7 × 4.4 × 2.8 cm
Description

Very rich specimen of pink, lustrous and gemmy cobaltoan smithsonite on matrix.

Very nice old specimen

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cobaltoan Smithsonite

Variety Of: 

Smithsonite

Formula: 
ZnCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Formula: 
(Zn,Co)CO3
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Pink
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