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Smithsonite viewBack to POST-MUNICH SHOW MINERAL COLLECTION AUCTIONS (set 1 of 2) featuring OLD CLASSICS, GEM CRYSTALS and RARE SPECIES - ends Thursday Nov 1, 2018

San Antonio Mine, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
  • Starting Time:10/25/2018 06:30:00 PM(CDT)
  • Ending Time:11/1/2018 06:30:00 PM(CDT)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:6.4 x 5.7 x 2.8 cm
  • Size Description:Small Cabinet

Description:Colorful and sculptural smithsonite from the famous San Antonio Mine at Santa Eulalia. Rich golden yellow translucent variably sized bubbly botryoids with satin lustre cover the mounded piece. Periphery wear on the sides reveals that the interior smithsonite is massive glassy-grey above the silicified limestone matrix. An excellent specimen from the 1980s finds from the San Antonio Mine. Classic smithsonite from this mine. The yellow color is probably due to trace amounts of cadmium.

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