Smithsonite var. Cuprian
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
Thumbnail, 3.0 x 2.4 x 1.8 cm
Ex. Ernest Schlichter; Shields and Frances Flynn

A colorful and rich specimen of choice crystals of the rarest color variety of smithsonite from Tsumeb. the green color being caused by copper content in parts per million. Ex Joe Polityka to Ernie in 1984, and later to Shields Flynn. The crystals of the green smithsonite are rather large for this varietal to about 1/4 inch.