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Smithsonite

#12683

Smithsonite

#12683
Availability
Sold
Price
$30.00
Size
5 x 2.5 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
ZnCO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
79 mine, Gila Co., Arizona, United States

Deep green botryoidal Smithsonite from this classic American locality. The main overall photo shows the best representation of the real green, which gets a bit wacky with the digital photography.

Smithsonite

Formula
ZnCO3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Botryoidal, Reniform, Earthy 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
grayish white, dark gray, green, blue, yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
4.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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