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RM1473   Atacamite with chrysocolla, calcite, malachite and quartz

Lily mine, Pisco Umay, Ica, Peru

A huge size specimen formed by a rich groups of brilliant and sharp atacamite crystals, showing elongated prisms, intense green color and with transparence. In thsi specimen we have not found clinoatacamite (oops) but under loupe we can enjoy very well faceted crystals, really amazing. Accompanied by scalenohedral calcite transparent crystals and with brilliant quartz that is covering the blue chrysocolla and malachite. A really aesthetic display specimen.


Size: 8.0 x 6.0 x 5.0 cm.
Main crystal: 7 x 0.7 mm.
Found in 2015.

 
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