|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Tunisia > Smithsonite over Sphalerite
|Smithsonite over Sphalerite
|Garn Alfaya, Tajerouine, Tunisia
|Lustrous translucent brown siderite crystals in concentric layered formation over dark sphalerite. The surfaces of the smithsonite crystals have a silky luster caused by microscopic crystal faces. The brown layer chipped away along one edge.
|2-3 mm thick layers
|For reference only
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