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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 52965
Mineral:Smithsonite
Locality:Mina El Refugio, Choix District, Sinaloa, Mexico
Description:Translucent pink-purple smithsonite crystals in 5 mm thick layer on vuggy tan-colored quartz-rich matrix. The smithsonite crystals have silky surface luster due to microscopic parallel crystal faces throughout. Ex. Tim Swan collection at River Valley Mineral Museum (Rumford, Maine) #95
Overall Size:11x7x2 cm
Crystals:5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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