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Copper pseudomorphs after Aragonite from Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia

 
Copper pseudomorphs after Aragonite from Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia

Copper pseudomorphs after Aragonite from Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia

Copper pseudomorphs after Aragonite from Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia

Copper pseudomorphs after Aragonite from Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia

DESCRIPTION:No. 62981
Mineral:Copper pseudomorphs after Aragonite
Locality:Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
Description:Native copper pseudomorphs after pseudohexagonal aragonite crystals to 18 mm across with remnants of white matrix on the surfaces. The aragonite crystallized first, then was replaced by metallic copper, maintaining the original shape of the aragonite.
Overall Size:18x16x10 mm
Crystals:10-18 pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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