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Smithsonite on Willemite from Djebel Nador, Constantine, Algeria

 
Smithsonite on Willemite from Djebel Nador, Constantine, Algeria

Smithsonite on Willemite from Djebel Nador, Constantine, Algeria

Smithsonite on Willemite from Djebel Nador, Constantine, Algeria

Smithsonite on Willemite from Djebel Nador, Constantine, Algeria

Smithsonite on Willemite from Djebel Nador, Constantine, Algeria

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Smithsonite on Willemite from Djebel Nador, Constantine, Algeria

DESCRIPTION:No. 76722
Mineral:Smithsonite on Willemite
Locality:Djebel Nador, Constantine, Algeria
Description:Layered formations of transparent green smithsonite over an earlier generation of white willemite which is identifiable because it fluoresces under shortwave UV illumination. This smithsonite-willemite may be secondary mineralization at this mine.
Overall Size:28x25x24 mm
Crystals:0.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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