Dragon Minerals - Update February 6, 2019

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19326: Smithsonite, Cuprian Adamite, and Hemimorphite - $14
Hilarion Mine, Lavrion District, Attikí Prefecture, Greece
Small cabinet - 6.3 x 5.4 x 3.4 cm (2.5 x 2.1 x 1.3 inches)
Weight - 102 grams (0.22 pounds)
Specimen status: Available     Send an email to order

A clefts in gossan matrix hosts patches of grey, translucent, botryoidal smithsonite decorated with light blue adamite crystal groups. The adamite is also easily spotted by its green fluorescence under shortwave UV. A few sprays of colorless hemimorphite are also present. A nice Greek combination specimen, good to explore under the lens (hand, microscope, or camera).




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