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Atacamite with Chrysocolla from Mina la Farola, Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)

 
Atacamite with Chrysocolla from Mina la Farola, Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)

Atacamite with Chrysocolla from Mina la Farola, Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)

Atacamite with Chrysocolla from Mina la Farola, Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 56653
Mineral:Atacamite with Chrysocolla
Locality:Mina la Farola, Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)
Description:Sprays of lustrous transparent green atacamite crystals to 5 mm long covering one face of brown matrix. Under magnification the lighter-green areas reveal the atacamite crystals are coated with chrysocolla microcrystals.
Overall Size:7.5x4.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 5 mm
Status: For reference only
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