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A cabochon of the rare mineral Smithsonite from Sonora, Mexico.

The stone displays bands in pastel cream and tan colours as well as attractive plume-like forms.

Smithsonite is a zinc carbonate mineral, chemical formula ZnCO3, named after James Smithson (1765-1829), the British geologist and chemist who first identified the mineral and whose bequest established the Smithsonian Institution.

weight:  24.90 carats
shape:  Freeform cabochon
dimensions:   44.97 x 1594 x 5.21 mm
treatment:  None


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Banded Smithsonite cabochon, Mexico. 24.90 carats.

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Product Code RSMT06