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Smithsonite from Mina El Refugio, Choix District, Sinaloa, Mexico

Smithsonite from Mina El Refugio, Choix District, Sinaloa, Mexico

Locality:Mina El Refugio, Choix District, Sinaloa, Mexico
Description:Translucent pink smithsonite crystals in rounded, mammilary aggregates and silky surface luster throughout. This specimen has excellent color for the locality. Casts in the rear indicate the smithsonite grew over calcite that naturally dissolved away.
Overall Size:6x3.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:3 mm thick layers
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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