• Smithsonite on Coronadite
  • Smithsonite on Coronadite
  • Smithsonite on Coronadite
Carbonates

Smithsonite on Coronadite

$4,500.00   €3,877  £3,530.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC14286
Tightly packed botryoidal druses of translucent light grey Smithsonite almost entirely obscure the top surface of a deep grey-black Coronadite matrix from the MMM mine at Broken Hill, Australia.  This magnificent specimen epitomises the world-class stature of Broken Hill Smithsonite and aptly displays its characteristic silky bright lustre.  The Broken Hill ore deposit is hosted within a long anticline, so many mines were required to exploit the rich ore along the line-of-lode.  The MMM mine is one of its most famous localities and this Smithsonite wonderfully representative.

Details

Dimensions
6.9 × 9.3 × 4.9 cm
Categories
Carbonates
Locality
MMM Mine, Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Coronadite , Smithsonite

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