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Smithsonite var. cobaltian from Boleo District, near Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico

 
Smithsonite var. cobaltian from Boleo District, near Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico

Smithsonite var. cobaltian from Boleo District, near Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico

Smithsonite var. cobaltian from Boleo District, near Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico

Smithsonite var. cobaltian from Boleo District, near Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 50787
Mineral:Smithsonite var. cobaltian
Locality:Boleo District, near Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico
Description:Translucent pink smithsonite, variety remingtonite, a cobalt carbonate that was discredited in 1988 and identified as cobalt-rich smithsonite. The unidentified green mineral is probably celadonite. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #177; ex. University of Pennsylvania
Overall Size:5.5x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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