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Smithsonite (copper-bearing) viewBack to SPECIAL MINERAL AUCTION - $249 RESERVE LIQUIDATION SPECIMENS - ends Thursday, January 10, 2019

79 Mine, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila County, Arizona
  • Starting Time:1/3/2019 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:1/10/2019 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:CABINET
  • Size Description:9.7 x 6.2 x 2.4 cm

Description:Attractive, rich green, semi-velvety, radial groups of Smithsonite on matrix, creating an eye-catching overall specimen. It's a wonderful color due to the copper content, as opposed to many of the less desirable darker and "dingy" green Smithsonites from this locality. If you're an Arizona collector, or a Smithsonite collector, don't pass this one up, as it is a worthwhile Smithsonite for what it is. Excellent condition on the front and back of the piece, and the only damage is on a couple periphery edges where it was removed from the pocket wall. Mined in the 1990s. Valued at $1,100 retail in the inventory.

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