|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Morocco > Smithsonite
|Touissit Mine, 21 km SSE of Oujda, Jerada Province, Oriental, Morocco
|Sparkling cluster of transparent green smithsonite in stalactitic formations. Looks beautiful under magnification: lustrous, sharp crystals with excellent clarity. The smithsonite formed over a black mineral (goethite?) that is exposed in areas.
|For reference only
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