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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 66255
Mineral:Smithsonite on Rosasite
Locality:Kelly Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Translucent vivid blue-green smithsonite crystals in spherical formations to 8 mm diameter over fibrous blue-green rosasite crystals in spheres to 1.5 mm. The surfaces of the smithsonite crystals have a silky luster caused by microscopic crystal faces. Ex. D. Miller collection #M1005, collected in 1980
Overall Size:6x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 2.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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