Blue Hemimorphite from China

This specimen is 1.75" Tall, 3" Wide and 2" Thick
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SKU: RS-320-2
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Hemimorphite comes in two forms, crystalline and a globular form. Forms similar to quartz with it's crystals and agate forms. Hemimorphite crystals are interesting because they have different types of terminations on each end of a single crystal. Of course one end is usually attached to the matrix and the termination is obscured. Hemimorphite is a basic hydrous zinc silicate. This specimen is the globular form once thought to be smithsonite. This specimen is from Wensnan Yunnan Provence, China.