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Adamite and Smithsonite from Lavrion (Laurium) Mining District, Attica Peninsula, Greece

 
Adamite and Smithsonite from Lavrion (Laurium) Mining District, Attica Peninsula, Greece

Adamite and Smithsonite from Lavrion (Laurium) Mining District, Attica Peninsula, Greece

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Adamite and Smithsonite from Lavrion (Laurium) Mining District, Attica Peninsula, Greece

DESCRIPTION:No. 39996
Mineral:Adamite and Smithsonite
Locality:Lavrion (Laurium) Mining District, Attica Peninsula, Greece
Description:Sparkling transparent green adamite crystals on botryoidal white smithsonite. The adamite is colored green by copper impurities (cuprian variety). The adamite fluoresces green under UV illumination.
Overall Size:7x5x2 cm
Crystals:0.2-0.8 mm
Status: For reference only
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