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

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

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

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

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Powellite and Brochantite from Chuquicamata Mine, 15 km north of Calama, Antofagasta, Chile

DESCRIPTION:No. 56699
Mineral:Powellite and Brochantite
Locality:Chuquicamata Mine, 15 km north of Calama, Antofagasta, Chile
Description:Many lustrous transparent brown powellite crystals (fluorescent) to 1.5 mm with bladed transparent green brochantite crystals to 0.5 mm on brown matrix. The powellite fluoresces bright yellow under SW UV illumination.
Overall Size:7x4x4 cm
Crystals:0.1-1.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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