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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

DESCRIPTION:No. 62180
Mineral:Smithsonite
Locality:Kelly Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Translucent blue-gray smithsonite crystals in spherical botryoidal aggregates to 2 mm diameter on one face gray-brown matrix. The surfaces of the smithsonite crystals have a waxy luster caused by microscopic crystal faces. Ex. Reasenberg collection
Overall Size:35x30x14 mm
Crystals:1-2 mm thick layers
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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