Smithsonite (variety cobaltoan) with Quartz and Pyrite
Smithsonite (variety cobaltoan) with Quartz and Pyrite Smithsonite (variety cobaltoan) with Quartz and Pyrite
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Smithsonite (variety cobaltoan) with Quartz and Pyrite (Ref: MR50AL6)

Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region  Namibia
100mm x 88mm x 37mm
minID: CR3-LDL
$4828 *
Group of rhombohedral crystals, with a lenticular habit, of Smithsonite with slight curvatures on faces and edges and of a uniform and intense pink color (cobalt-bearing variety), on matrix. Associated with small crystals of transparent Quartz and Pyrite.
This high quality specimen comes from the prestigious Desmond Sacco collection, whose label we will send to the buyer.
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region  Namibia (±1980)

Specimen size: 10 × 8.8 × 3.7 cm = 3.94” × 3.46” × 1.46”

Main crystal size: 1 × 0.9 cm = 0.39” × 0.35”
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