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Ferrinatrite, Amarantite, Copiapite from Caracoles, Sierra Gorda District, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Ferrinatrite and Amarantite)

 
Ferrinatrite, Amarantite, Copiapite from Caracoles, Sierra Gorda District, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Ferrinatrite and Amarantite)

Ferrinatrite, Amarantite, Copiapite from Caracoles, Sierra Gorda District, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Ferrinatrite and Amarantite)

Ferrinatrite, Amarantite, Copiapite from Caracoles, Sierra Gorda District, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Ferrinatrite and Amarantite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 54081
Mineral:Ferrinatrite, Amarantite, Copiapite
Locality:Caracoles, Sierra Gorda District, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Ferrinatrite and Amarantite)
Description:Elongated opaque yellow lathlike ferrinatrite crystals to 8 mm with crusts of red-brown amarantite on a compact mass of crystallized yellow copiapite. Ex. J. Höppner collection #524
Overall Size:27x20x12 mm
Crystals:micro to 8 mm
Status: For reference only
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