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Smithsonite & Tsumcorite

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Smithsonite & Tsumcorite

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Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.8 × 5.6 × 2.3 cm
Description

Fantastic matrix specimen of smithsonite together with tsumcorite. The crystals have a good size and are nicely embedded in the mother rock. Also the colour at this piece definately stands out the crowd! 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Smithsonite

Formula: 
ZnCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Streak: 
White

Tsumcorite

Formula: 
Pb(Zn,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2·2(H2O,OH)
Strunz: 
8.CG.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.5
Streak: 
Yellow
Type Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto), Namibia

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