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Catagory : GALLERY 19 - SMITHSONITE - Choix, Mexico
Locality: Refugio Mine, Choix, Sinaloa, Mexico
Size:  8 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm
Blue Smithsonite covering a core of matrix. Front and back views shown.
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Locality: Refugio Mine, Choix, Sinaloa, Mexico
Size: 7x 5.5 x 2.5 cm
Pink Smithsonite speckled with grey as shown. Nice form.
Locality: Refugio Mine, Choix, Sinaloa, Mexico
Size:  5.5 x 4 x 2.5 cm
Blue Smithsonite with good color.
Locality: Refugio Mine, Choix, Sinaloa, Mexico
Size:  6 x 6.5 x 3 cm
Two sided specimen with lavender grey Smithsonite on one side grading to Pink
Smithsonite on the other side. Very nice two tone specimen.
Locality: Refugio Mine, Choix, Sinaloa, Mexico
Size:  7 x 6 x 3 cm
Bluish gray Smithsonite on both sides. Pics show front and back views.
Excellent luster.
#GC1
SMITHSONITE
$47
#GC6
SMITHSONITE
$59
#GC5
SMITHSONITE
$41
#GC4
SMITHSONITE
$105
#GC3
SMITHSONITE
$70
#GC2
SMITHSONITE
$82
Locality: Refugio Mine, Choix, Sinaloa, Mexico
Size:  8 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm
Light blue Smithsonite plate. Very good form and luster.
#GC7
SMITHSONITE
$250
Locality: Refugio Mine, Choix, Sinaloa, Mexico
Size:  15 x 9 x 6 cm
Large cabinet specimen of lavender colored Smithsonite.
The entire specimen, front and back are covered with satiny luster purple shade of
Smithsonite. Weighs 2.15 pounds.
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These Smithsonites are from the G. Carter Collection and are from the Refugio Mine, which produced these
Smithsonites in a wide range of colors.  These were brought to market by Benny Fenn until the deposit was exhausted
in 2008. See the excellent article in The Mineralogical Record,Vol. 42, No. 5, pp 453 - 461.
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