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Carbonates

Smithsonite

$600.00   €510  £460.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC16729
Of all the world-wide localities where Smithsonite occurs, this gorgeous miniature shouts Lavrion!  I think most collectors would agree that specimens from this classic region of Greece just have that certain je ne sais quoi.  Translucent, light creamy-grey Smithsonite forms botryoidal mounds to 3 cm across on a typical, gossany limonitic matrix.  What makes this a stand-out specimen is the Smithsonite’s beguiling bright lustre of gleaming brushed silk.  An excellent Lavrion Smithsonite.

Details

Dimensions
5.1 × 6.0 × 3.5 cm
Categories
Carbonates
Locality
Lavrion, Attikí Prefecture, Greece

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Smithsonite

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