2.5" Smithsonite Specimen - Greece

 
This is a layered, botryoidal formation of smithsonite, collected from the Kamariza Mine in Lavrion, Greece. This specimen is 2.5" and contains multiple layers of blue-green smithsonite.

Smithsonite is known to form in earthy botryoidal masses, sometimes forming grape-like structures. It can be found as a secondary mineral in oxidation zones of zinc ore deposits, in some sedimentary deposits and as an oxidation product of sphalerite. The chemical formula of smithsonite is ZnCO3.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Smithsonite
LOCATION
Kamariza Mine, Lavrion, Greece
SIZE
2.5" wide
ITEM
#61780