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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 42673
Mineral:Atacamite with Halloysite
Locality:Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)
Description:Sprays of lustrous, dark-green atacamite up to 5 mm long on matrix with tan-colored spherical halloysite microcrystals. Looks stunning under magnification - the atacamite is colorful, transparent and lustrous.
Overall Size:5.5x5x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 5 mm
Status: For reference only
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