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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 34773
Mineral:Atacamite
Locality:Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)
Description:Beautifully crystallized translucent-to-transparent green atacamite covering all sides of matrix. Looks beautiful under magnification. Many large crystals are in sheets lying flat on matrix. Note the old $3.50 price, quite high for the time. No damage. Ex. John A. Manley (1861-1936) ca. 1890s
Overall Size:9x7x5 cm
Crystals:1-7 mm
Status: For reference only
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