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Gypsum over Atacamite and Quartz from Lily Mine, east of Pisco, Ica, Peru

 
Gypsum over Atacamite and Quartz from Lily Mine, east of Pisco, Ica, Peru

Gypsum over Atacamite and Quartz from Lily Mine, east of Pisco, Ica, Peru

Gypsum over Atacamite and Quartz from Lily Mine, east of Pisco, Ica, Peru

Gypsum over Atacamite and Quartz from Lily Mine, east of Pisco, Ica, Peru

Gypsum over Atacamite and Quartz from Lily Mine, east of Pisco, Ica, Peru

Gypsum over Atacamite and Quartz from Lily Mine, east of Pisco, Ica, Peru

Gypsum over Atacamite and Quartz from Lily Mine, east of Pisco, Ica, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 78481
Mineral:Gypsum over Atacamite and Quartz
Locality:Lily Mine, east of Pisco, Ica, Peru
Description:Water-clear colorless gypsum crystals to 60 mm that grew over transparent green prismatic atacamite crystals to 5 mm and colorless transparent quartz crystals to 0.5 mm. The gypsum crystals contacted the opposing cavity wall in a few spots. Collected in 1979. Ex. William Kelly collection #1369 (Stoneham, MA)
Overall Size:11x7.5x4.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 60 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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