• SMITHSONITE
  • SMITHSONITE
  • SMITHSONITE
  • SMITHSONITE
  • SMITHSONITE
Classic Minerals

SMITHSONITE

$3,000.00   €2,656  £2,300.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC13587
A most pleasing silky, undulating carpet of sour-apple green Smithsonite completely hiding the underlying light grey andesitic matrix.  The Smithsonite forms a thick layer of intergrown mamillary crystals, all with a satin to silky lustre.  In transmitted light, the Smithsonite appears a tangy-lime green.  This specimen is from the famed 79 Mine in Gila County (formerly  Pinal County), Arizona, USA, a compact polymetallic orebody which produced metals such as silver, gold and antimony in addition to lead, copper and zinc.  This is a terrific specimen and of stunning colour from this most famous of Arizona localities.

Details

Dimensions
7.8 × 5.2 × 4.0 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Classic Minerals
Locality
79 Mine, Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Smithsonite

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