Smithsonite ps. After Dolomite

Philadelphia Mine, Rush, Marion County, Arkansas
Small Cabinet, 7.0 x 3.8 x 1.6 cm
Start Time: 05/21/2009 5:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 05/28/2009 6:00:00 pm (CDT)
Auction Closed

Item Description

An EXCELLENT and extremely rich "turkey fat" smithsonite from the famous Philadelphia Mine of Arkansas. Intensely yellow, cadmium-rich, smithsonite pseudomorphs after curved, saddle-shaped, dolomite crystals cover the siliceous limestone matrix plate. VERY HIGHLY representative of the species and well-known locale. Valued $500

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