Smithsonite on Rock Matrix – VAR 011

Balls of smithsonite on smithsonite crystals, on rock matrix

Measurements:  67 x 55 x 53 mm

Description:  Balls of smithsonite sit on drusy, minute smithsonite crystals which, in turn, form a thin layer on a (to us, unknown) rock matrix.

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

Weight of Specimen:  222.9 g  

Chemical Composition:  ZnCO3    

Hardness of Mohs Scale:  4 – 4  
Skorpion Mine, Namibia, Africa.

Specimen Code:  VAR 011

US $ 85  

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