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Smithsonite from Touissit Mine, 21 km SSE of Oujda, Jerada Province, Oriental, Morocco

 
Smithsonite from Touissit Mine, 21 km SSE of Oujda, Jerada Province, Oriental, Morocco

Smithsonite from Touissit Mine, 21 km SSE of Oujda, Jerada Province, Oriental, Morocco

DESCRIPTION:No. 30168
Mineral:Smithsonite
Locality:Touissit Mine, 21 km SSE of Oujda, Jerada Province, Oriental, Morocco
Description: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.
Overall Size:9x6x4.5 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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