Smithsonite on Rock Matrix – VAR 068

Pearly aggregates of smithsonite sit on rock matrix

Measurements:  48 x 33 x 18 mm

Description:  Pearly aggregates of smithsonite sit on drusy, minute (?)smithsonite crystals which, in turn, form a thin layer on rock matrix.

There is damage to one side of smithsonite growth.

Weight of Specimen:  24.9 g  

Chemical Composition:  ZnCO3 (smithsonite basic formula) 

Hardness of Mohs Scale:  4 – 5  (smithsonite)
Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia, Africa.

Specimen Code:  VAR 068

US $ 45 

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