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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. 33744
Mineral:Atacamite
Locality:Mina la Farola, Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)
Description:Lustrous dark-green atacamite crystals with white spherical halloysite microcrystals. Looks beautiful under magnification - the atacamite is colorful, transparent and lustrous. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #145
Overall Size:8x6x4 cm
Crystals:.5-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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