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Mineral Specimen No. 72635:
Smithsonite pseudomorphs after unknown with Galena inclusions from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia.

This mineral specimen of Smithsonite pseudomorphs after unknown with Galena inclusions from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 72635:

Minerals Species: Smithsonite pseudomorphs after unknown with Galena inclusions.
Location of mineral deposit: Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia.
Description: Lustrous translucent yellow-brown rhombohedral smithsonite crystals in finger-shaped pseudomorphs after an unknown mineral to 35 mm standing upright off matrix. The rear smithsonite crystals have microscopic gray galena inclusions that color them gray. No damage. Ex. E. Carmichael collection, collected ca. 1960.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 10.5x7x6 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 5 mm
Price: $135 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Smithsonite pseudomorphs after unknown with Galena inclusions from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Smithsonite pseudomorphs after unknown with Galena inclusions from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Smithsonite pseudomorphs after unknown with Galena inclusions from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Smithsonite pseudomorphs after unknown with Galena inclusions from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Smithsonite pseudomorphs after unknown with Galena inclusions from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Smithsonite pseudomorphs after unknown with Galena inclusions from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Mineral Specimens: Smithsonite pseudomorphs after unknown with Galena inclusions from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

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Mineral Specimens: Smithsonite pseudomorphs after unknown with Galena inclusions from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

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