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Carbonates

Smithsonite

$8,500.00   €7,146  £6,450.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC7546
The Kelly mine in Socorro County, New Mexico, USA, is often described as the world’s best Smithsonite locality and this first-class, museum-grade specimen, aptly demonstrates why.  A 7 mm thick crust of lustrous and drusy, translucent rich duck egg blue-green-turquoise Smithsonite forms silky and gently undulating mounds over an altered limestone matrix.  The Smithsonite continues around one edge to underneath the specimen where it changes to a matt, earthy bright turquoise.  The globular habit in combination with its stunning colour and silky lustre produces a majestic specimen.  A Kelly mine Smithsonite of the highest quality that would grace any top collection, be this private or museum.

Details

Dimensions
6.3 × 6.7 × 3.5 cm
Categories
Carbonates
Locality
Kelly Mine, Magdalena, Socorro County, New Mexico, USA

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Smithsonite

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