Dragon Minerals - Update February 6, 2019

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15565: Smithsonite and Adamite
Serpieri Mine, Lavrion District, Attikí Prefecture, Greece
Small cabinet - 6.7 x 5.3 x 3.5 cm (2.6 x 2.1 x 1.4 inches)
Weight - 90 grams (0.20 pounds)
Specimen status: Sold

Clefts in a gossan matrix host translucent gray botryoidal smithsonite, with individual mounds reaching about 5 mm diameter. Patches of microcrystalline adamite are also present, accompanied by a second generation of tiny smithsonite crystals, these having a rice grain shape. Very nice under the lens (hand, microscope, or camera). Sits for display as shown without needing a stand.

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