Smithsonite Crystal Cluster with Chalcocite - NTS 051

Lovely pink cobaltoan smithsonite crystals with bits of chalcocite ore matrix


Measurements:  26 x 20 x 17 mm

Description: 
 A small cluster of lovely pink cobaltoan smithsonite crystals with bits of chalcocite ore matrix. 

A number of crystals, mostly on the edges of the specimen, have nicks and flaws.  

Weight of Specimen:  17.0 g

Chemical Composition:  (Zn,Co)CO3  (cobaltoan smithsonite) 
                                        Cu2S  (chalcocite) 
                                         
Hardness on Mohs Scale:  
(cobaltoan smithsonite)  4 - 4
                                           (chalcocite) 2 - 3

Location:  Tsumeb, Northern Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NTS 051

US $ 35



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