In addition to identifying smithsonite as a distinct mineral in 1802 and other scientific accomplishments, James Smithson was the founding donor and namesake of the Smithsonian Institution. Three specimens of smithsonite, center specimen from Greece, the other two from Namibia, from the collection of the Smithsonian Institution. Photo credit: Laurie Minor-Penland. Public.Resource.Org. Licensed under CC By 2.0.
Article: Smithsonite Value, Price, and Jewelry Information
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