Quartz and Minerals Item ID: #210


Smithsonite from Kelly Mine



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THIS ITEM HAS BEEN SOLD. This palm-sized piece of captivating blue smithsonite with associated calcite is from the famous Kelly Mine in Magdalena, New Mexico. It has a botryoidal crystal habit that looks like it has been drizzled over it’s matrix to form a thick, pearly luster. These pieces are difficult to come across since [...]

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THIS ITEM HAS BEEN SOLD.

This palm-sized piece of captivating blue smithsonite with associated calcite is from the famous Kelly Mine in Magdalena, New Mexico. It has a botryoidal crystal habit that looks like it has been drizzled over it’s matrix to form a thick, pearly luster. These pieces are difficult to come across since the mine closed in the 1950′s. Smithsonite is named after the founder of the Smithsonian Institute, James Smithson.

Dimensions: 2.25″ x 1.75″
Weight: 128g