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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 28747
Mineral:Atacamite
Locality:Mina la Farola, Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)
Description:Elongated 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.
Overall Size:9x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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