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Powellite, Brochantite, Cuprite, Quartz from Chuquicamata Mine, 15 km north of Calama, Antofagasta, Chile

 
Powellite, Brochantite, Cuprite, Quartz from Chuquicamata Mine, 15 km north of Calama, Antofagasta, Chile

Powellite, Brochantite, Cuprite, Quartz from Chuquicamata Mine, 15 km north of Calama, Antofagasta, Chile

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Powellite, Brochantite, Cuprite, Quartz from Chuquicamata Mine, 15 km north of Calama, Antofagasta, Chile

DESCRIPTION:No. 56566
Mineral:Powellite, Brochantite, Cuprite, Quartz
Locality:Chuquicamata Mine, 15 km north of Calama, Antofagasta, Chile
Description:Many lustrous transparent yellow powellite crystals (fluorescent) to 1 mm with bladed transparent green brochantite crystals to 0.5 mm on lustrous transparent gray quartz crystals to 1 mm plus scattered dark-gray octahedral cuprite crystals to 0.7 mm.
Overall Size:30x28x13 mm
Crystals:0.1-1.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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