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Malachite and Calcite on Cuprite from Inca de Oro, north of Copiapo, Chile

 
Malachite and Calcite on Cuprite from Inca de Oro, north of Copiapo, Chile

Malachite and Calcite on Cuprite from Inca de Oro, north of Copiapo, Chile

Malachite and Calcite on Cuprite from Inca de Oro, north of Copiapo, Chile

Malachite and Calcite on Cuprite from Inca de Oro, north of Copiapo, Chile

DESCRIPTION:No. 37644
Mineral:Malachite and Calcite on Cuprite
Locality:Inca de Oro, north of Copiapo, Chile
Description:Fine needle-like transparent green malachite crystals up to 2 mm lining a shallow cavity in massive reddish cuprite matrix. Several small groups of colorless calcite crystals up to 4 mm are intergrown with the malachite crystals. Ex. John Albanese (1898-1969), ex. John Albanese, Jr.
Overall Size:9x7x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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