- Smithsonite stalactite
- Small Cabinet, 6.3 x 2.7 x 1.7 cm
- Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
- Ex. Robert Sielecki
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Parallel and stalactitic growth highlight these three smithsonite clusters, to 6 cm in length. Such towers of lustrous and translucent, light gray smithsonite were classic for the mine, primarily in the 1950s-1960s. Now, rarely seen! This is a highly aesthetic example.