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Smithsonite

Former collection Kasper (CH)
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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.8 × 5.4 × 5.2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.30cm
Weight: 
240.00gr
Description

Rich and lustrous plate featuring myriads of pink-orange smithsonite crystals of great lustre on a three-dimensional carbonate matrix. The drusy is in very good conditions and it displays greatly. Many crystals display an exceptional transparency too. Only a few minor peripheral bruises.

From the recently acquired Kasper collection (CH), this specimen dates back to the 70s. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Smithsonite

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

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Italy (Pacco Celere 3)
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22
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30
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40

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