- Smithsonite (rare crystal habit)
- Small Cabinet, 6.2 x 3.7 x 3.5 cm
- Tsumeb Mine, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
- Ex. Shields and Frances Flynn
Divergent, acicular, lustrous and translucent, colorless crystals of smithsonite, to 1.6 cm in length, fill the vugs in this matrix specimen. This elongated style is a rare habit for the species, in this size only known from Tsumeb so far as I know. Old material!