Smithsonite (Rob Smith Coll.)
- Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
- Small Cabinet, 8.6 x 6.8 x 4.1 cm
- Start Time: 05/04/2009 8:20:00 pm (CDT)
- End Time: 05/14/2009 8:27:10 pm (CDT)
- Auction Closed
A showy and excellent smithsonite specimen from the famous and now-closed Tsumeb Mine. Lustrous, translucent, colorless, flattend smithsonite rhombs COVER the vuggy, 3-dimensional matrix. Crystals reach 2.0 cm on this fine piece. The back is just as richly covered, but has some contacting. Ex Rob Smith Collection.