Smithsonite from Mexico (Buena Tierra mine)

Very nice sample of Smithsonite. It consists of an agglomerate of small crystals having the shape of pine cones.

Some of them resemble grapes!

Fluorescence in Sw is quite standard...blue and red but observing it under microscope...wow!!!

Eyes and phantoms that start from blue and become red passing through for purple... wonderful.

It's also fluorescent in LW (red) but it's not so nice as in Sw.


Size: 5.3 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm

Weight: 120 g


Bellissimo campione di Smithsonite. È costituito da un agglomerato di piccoli cristalli a forma di pigne.

Alcuni agglomerati assomigliano a grappoli d'uva!

La fluorescenza in Sw è abbastanza standard ... blu e rossa ma osservandola al microscopio ... wow !!!

Occhi e fantasmi che partono dal blu e diventano rossi passando per il viola ... meraviglioso.

È anche fluorescente in LW (rosso) ma non è così appariscente come in Sw.

Collezione Stefano Buzzoni

Sw: 27W (top) + 9W (front)


Daylight

LW: convoy flashlight

SW Macro: frame base=20mm

SW Macro: frame base=20mm

SW Macro: frame base=20mm

SW Macro: frame base=20mm

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