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Atacamite on Chrysocolla from Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)

 
Atacamite on Chrysocolla from Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)

Atacamite on Chrysocolla from Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)

Atacamite on Chrysocolla from Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 58136
Mineral:Atacamite on Chrysocolla
Locality:Copiapo, Atacama Desert, Chile (Type Locality for Atacamite)
Description:Sprays of lustrous transparent green atacamite crystals to 6 mm with translucent bluish-green chrysocolla microcrystals on one face of brown matrix. The atacamite crystals look beautiful when viewed under magnification. Ex. James Dobo, jr. collection #2009, originally acquired in 1982 from R. Currier
Overall Size:9x9x6 cm
Crystals:micro to 6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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