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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 25029
Mineral:Atacamite with Chrysocolla
Locality:Mina la Farola, Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)
Description:Large plate covered on one face with sparkling, dark green atacamite crystals mixed with light green chrysocolla. Under magnification the atacamite is seen as lustrous, transparent crystals with intense color. Large specimen!
Overall Size:20x12x5 cm
Crystals:1-6 mm
Status: For reference only
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