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Silver (wire crystals) from Chanarcillo District, in Atacama Desert, 50 km south of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile

 
Silver (wire crystals) from Chanarcillo District, in Atacama Desert, 50 km south of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile

DESCRIPTION:No. 33607
Mineral:Silver (wire crystals)
Locality:Chanarcillo District, in Atacama Desert, 50 km south of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile
Description:Many long wire-crystals of native silver in a twisted mass attached to dark matrix with old Ward's label. This old locality was discovered in 1832 and abandoned by the late 1800s. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #010; Ex. Ward's.
Overall Size:4x2.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-4 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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