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Star Rubies and / or Star Sapphires from Kashmir in India

Star Rubies and / or Star Sapphires from Kashmir in India

Smithsonite coming from Sinaloa in Mexico

As a child obsessed with smithsonite, it is the color, the crystallization. Facts are that the stone is very rare and appreciated by both collector and therapist.
Availability: In stock
SKU
1266
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Smithsonite coming from Sinaloa in Mexico is available to buy in increments of 1

The mineral smithsonite  is a zinc carbonate having the chemical formula ZnCO3. It is also known under the names calamine and calamine. The French name for the town of La Calamine La Calamine refers to the latter description. Smithsonite can be white, gray, green, pink or blue, with a white stripe color. It has a specific gravity of 4.4 and a hardness of 4.5 on the Mohs hardness scale. The gloss is to pearly glass and the material is transparent to translucent. The normally occurring smithsonite, super genetically caused by oxidation of zinc ores, is associated with other genetic super lead minerals. The main sites are Broken Hill in New South Wales (Australia), Tsumeb in Namibia and the Kelly mine to Magdalena in New Mexico (United States). Also in Monte Poni, Sardinia nice aggregates and stalactites found. In Belgium smithsonite found in the surroundings of La Calamine and Moresnet, where it was mined on a large scale.

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