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Smithsonite On Coronadite

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Smithsonite On Coronadite

Ex J & S Mommers Collection

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Description
Locality: 
Kintore Open Cut, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.4 × 0.8 × 0.8 cm
Description

A long thin bright gunmetal grey stalactite of coronadite has been bejewelled with numerous white translucent teardrops of smithsonite.

Collected in the Kintore Opencut in the early 1990's

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Smithsonite

Formula: 
ZnCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Streak: 
White

Coronadite

Formula: 
Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Strunz: 
4.DK.05a
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Horse-Shoe shaft (Horseshoe Mine), Coronado Mine (Coronado Mining Co. property; Arizona Copper Co. group [in part]), Coronado vein, Copper Plate Gulch, Copper Mountain District (Clifton-Morenci District), Shannon Mts, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Earthstones Australia

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