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Copper pseudomorphs after Aragonite from Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, Bolivia

 
Copper pseudomorphs after Aragonite from Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, Bolivia

Copper pseudomorphs after Aragonite from Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, Bolivia

DESCRIPTION:No. 34414
Mineral:Copper pseudomorphs after Aragonite
Locality:Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, Bolivia
Description:Metallic copper pseudomorphs after aragonite crystals up to 25 mm across. The copper is a thin layer that started to replace the aragonite atom by atom. Some corners have the white aragonite exposed and show the copper extends into the crystals. Ex. Scott Williams; ex. Hamel Mining (Los Angeles, Ca.)
Overall Size:3.5x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:5-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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