Smithsonite Photos
Cochise College               
Photos of Minerals
Geology Home Page

Roger Weller, geology instructor

wellerr@cochise.edu     copyright 2010-R.Weller 

 
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Smithsonite is zinc carbonate.  Smithsonite usually occurs in botryoidal or reniform
encrustations.  In plain English, it forms a bumpy coating on other rocks.

 

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Photo is copyright free for non-commercial educational uses.
Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College.