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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. 25559
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 white spherical halloysite microcrystals. Looks stunning under magnification - the atacamite is colorful, transparent and lustrous.
Overall Size:5x4.5x2 cm
Crystals:.1-4 mm
Status: For reference only
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