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Smithsonite (classic material) viewBack to FINE MINERAL COLLECTION and INVENTORY LIQUIDATION AUCTION (set 2 of 2) - end February 23rd, 2017

Kelly Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico
  • Starting Time:2/16/2017 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:2/23/2017 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:Small Cabinet
  • Size Description:5.2 x 3.8 x 1.6 cm

Description:When somebody mentions blue Smithsonite, most collectors immediately think of the famous Kelly mine in New Mexico which has produced some of the most oustanding specimens of the species extant. This piece features lustrous/vitreous, beautiful blue color radiating aggregates and classic "rice grain"-shaped groups of of Smithsonite on matrix. A great quality display specimen of this highly sought after classic US material, especially from the standpoint of color and luster.

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