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Atacamite with Halloysite and Chrysocolla from Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)

 
Atacamite with Halloysite and Chrysocolla from Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)

Atacamite with Halloysite and Chrysocolla from Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 39970
Mineral:Atacamite with Halloysite and Chrysocolla
Locality:Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)
Description:Sprays of lustrous, dark-green atacamite up to 3 mm long on green chrysocolla matrix with gray-white spherical halloysite microcrystals. Looks stunning under magnification - the atacamite is colorful, transparent and lustrous.
Overall Size:8x5x2 cm
Crystals:micro to 3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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