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Smithsonite over Goethite-Hematite from Kelly Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico

 
Smithsonite over Goethite-Hematite from Kelly Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico

Smithsonite over Goethite-Hematite from Kelly Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico

Smithsonite over Goethite-Hematite from Kelly Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico

Smithsonite over Goethite-Hematite from Kelly Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 76616
Mineral:Smithsonite over Goethite-Hematite
Locality:Kelly Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Lustrous translucent white smithsonite crystals to 1.5 mm over brown goethite-hematite. The smithsonite crystals have silky luster due to microscopic parallel crystal faces on the surfaces.
Overall Size:27x25x20 mm
Crystals:0.2-1.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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