Smithsonite on Matrix - VAR 049

Botryoidal aggregates of tiny smithsonite crystals on matrix

Measurements:  38 x 25 x 18 mm

Description:  Botryoidal aggregates of tiny smithsonite crystals on (what appears to be) quartzite matrix. 

The only notable damage appears to be to the edges of specimen.

Weight of Specimen:  25.8 g

Chemical Composition:  CuCO3  (smithsonite) 

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  4 – 5  (smithsonite)

Location:  Skorpion mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia.

Specimen Code:  VAR 049

US $ 18







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