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Kröhnkite from Chuquicamata Mine, Antofagasta, Chile (Type Locality for Kröhnkite)

 
Kröhnkite from Chuquicamata Mine, Antofagasta, Chile (Type Locality for Kröhnkite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 44992
Mineral:Kröhnkite
Locality:Chuquicamata Mine, Antofagasta, Chile (Type Locality for Kröhnkite)
Description:Translucent greenish-blue kröhnkite crystals with no matrix attached. Kröhnkite is water-soluble and the crystal surfaces have a melted appearance, possibly due to it being washed or exposed to excess humidity. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987)
Overall Size:34x12x11 mm
Crystals:13-34 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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