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Powellite from Jardinera #1 Mine, Inca de Oro, Atacama, Chile

 
Powellite from Jardinera #1 Mine, Inca de Oro, Atacama, Chile

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Powellite from Jardinera #1 Mine, Inca de Oro, Atacama, Chile

DESCRIPTION:No. 14594
Mineral:Powellite
Locality:Jardinera #1 Mine, Inca de Oro, Atacama, Chile
Description:Excellent specimen with rich coverage of large crystals of yellow-green (cuprian) powellite. Fluoresces bright yellow under UV illumination. Crystals of powellite are quite rare and this specimen has large well defined crystals. One of the best I have.
Overall Size:8x6x5 cm
Crystals:3-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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