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Penfieldite from Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chile

 
Penfieldite from Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chile

Penfieldite from Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chile

DESCRIPTION:No. 15150
Mineral:Penfieldite
Locality:Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chile
Description:Superb pocket lined with many rare penfieldite crystals up to 5 mm (easily visible with the naked eye) on matrix with blue boleite. The penfieldite is colorless, six-sided, long tapering crystals, with minute striations. One of the best! Collected August 2001
Overall Size:4x4x4 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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