• Smithsonite pseudomorph after Calcite
  • Smithsonite pseudomorph after Calcite
  • Smithsonite pseudomorph after Calcite
Pseudomorphs

Smithsonite pseudomorph after Calcite

$350.00   €321  £270.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC17721
This Smithsonite pseudomorph after Calcite is a real old-timer and although only recorded as being from the county of Derbyshire in England, is a fine specimen because of its history and age.  Brownish-tan Smithsonite forms sharp and well-defined, vertically aligned hollow pseudomorphed crystals after Calcite.  The underside is fascinating due to hollow cast structures and spherical, pisolitic Smithsonite.  Neatly glued to the specimen is a very old label “430. Calamine after Calcite, Derbyshire.”, calamine being the old name for Smithsonite.

Details

Dimensions
5.0 × 4.0 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Pseudomorphs
Locality
Derbyshire, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Smithsonite

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