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Atacamite with Halloysite and Chrysocolla from Mina la Farola, Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)

 
Atacamite with Halloysite and Chrysocolla from Mina la Farola, Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)

Atacamite with Halloysite and Chrysocolla from Mina la Farola, Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 24986
Mineral:Atacamite with Halloysite and Chrysocolla
Locality:Mina la Farola, Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)
Description:Sprays of lustrous, dark-green atacamite on green chrysocolla matrix with spherical halloysite microcrystals. Looks stunning under magnification - the atacamite is colorful, transparent and lustrous.
Overall Size:8x5x3 cm
Crystals:.1-3 mm
Status: For reference only
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