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Smithsonite var. Yellow Zinc from Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Smithsonite var. Yellow Zinc from Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Smithsonite var. Yellow Zinc from Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Smithsonite var. Yellow Zinc from Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Smithsonite var. Yellow Zinc from Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 27620
Mineral:Smithsonite var. Yellow Zinc
Locality:Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Heavy cluster of 18 mm thick layer of yellow smithsonite in rounded, botryoidal aggregates. Fluoresces two colors under UV illumination. With old pen-and-ink label ca. 1890. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970)
Overall Size:10x5x5 cm
Crystals:18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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