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    Smithsonite
    Kelly Mine, Magdalena, Magdalena District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA

    "A very unusual "dumbbell" shaped crystal cluster. Got the specimen from Ed Swaboda [sic]. The scale under the specimen is an inch with a rule at one cm."
    - Rock H. Currier

    Not a big one, but quite unusual in form for a Kelly Smithsonite. Color and everything else clearly says: Kelly. Would make a nice nose or ear ornament for those of you fond of that 'modern primitives' look, otherwise this is a great thumbnail specimen.
    Overall Measurements: 1.0 x 0.7 x 0.6 inches (2.5 x 1.7 x 1.5 cm)
    Offered at no reserve

    Provenance: Bought from Ed Swoboda [RHC #4469, acquired 1980]
    MinID 4F7-LL4

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2019
    26th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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