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Penfieldite from Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chile

Penfieldite from Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chile

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Penfieldite from Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chile

Locality:Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chile
Description:Pocket 1 cm across filled rare crystals of penfieldite up to 5 mm, some with blue boleite inclusion on the terminations. The penfieldite is bluish, six-sided, long tapering crystals. One of the best specimens available. Collected August 2001
Overall Size:4x3x3 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Archived: For reference only
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