Smithsonite      Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  This aesthetic smithsonite has typically formed crystals to 1.4 cm each that show nice clarity.  The piece is a dome measuring 6.6 x 5.6 x 3.5 cm overall.  It is damage free and shows nice frontal and back views with the sides being only partially crystallized.  Excellent luster.  The brown is not staining, it is where you are seeing through the crystals to areas of brown colored matrix.  The crystals are exceptionally clean and attractive.  $595


SKU: GD-0353