Dragon Minerals - Update November 23, 2018

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24135: Smithsonite - $75
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
Small cabinet - 9.3 x 5.3 x 4.9 cm (3.7 x 2.1 x 1.9 inches)
Weight - 174 grams (0.38 pounds)
Specimen status: Available   Send email to order

Most surface of the matrix are nearly covered with almost colorless, lustrous, and mostly translucent smithsonite crystals. Distinct crystals reach about 1.2 cm. The matrix displays yellowish fluorescence under longwave UV, and bright greenish-white glow under shortwave UV. Other than the usual incomplete crystals along the edges, no damage is noted.

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