Smithsonite var. Cobaltoan stalactite
Small Cabinet, 8.6 x 3.5 x 3.3 cm
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Ex. Marshall Sussman
An unusual specimen of pink smithsonite, for it's shape! Clearly exhibiting stalactitic growth, a black sulfide core has been totally encased by lustrous and translucent, pink crystals, to 1.4 cm in length. Unusual and superb! I got this from the Sussman collection many years ago. It is complete all around, as well.