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Smithsonite over Barite and Quartz from Kelly Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico

 
Smithsonite over Barite and Quartz from Kelly Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico

Smithsonite over Barite and Quartz from Kelly Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico

Smithsonite over Barite and Quartz from Kelly Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico

Smithsonite over Barite and Quartz from Kelly Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico

Smithsonite over Barite and Quartz from Kelly Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 76899
Mineral:Smithsonite over Barite and Quartz
Locality:Kelly Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Lustrous translucent blue smithsonite crystals in rounded aggregates over a core of gray barite-quartz matrix. The surfaces of the smithsonite crystal aggregates are composed of many smaller crystal faces giving a satin-like luster. Collected ca. 1975
Overall Size:3.5x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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