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Smithsonite from Kelly Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico

 
Smithsonite from Kelly Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico

Smithsonite from Kelly Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico

Smithsonite from Kelly Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 42419
Mineral:Smithsonite
Locality:Kelly Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Translucent blue-green smithsonite with the entire surface completely crystallized with small compound crystals (this has NOT been abraded or acid-etched as many were). The mine closed in the 1961 and specimens from the Kelly Mine are now hard to obtain.
Overall Size:9x6x3.5 cm
Crystals:3-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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