mineral specimens
rare minerals
mineral dealer
systematic minerals
Black Hills minerals
fine minerals
mineral dealer
Dana minerals
IMA minerals
mineral collections
rock and minerals
gem crystal
0 item @ $0.00  

Atacamite

#46491

Atacamite

#46491
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 5 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Cu2Cl(OH)3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Lily mine, Pisco Umay, Ica Dept., Peru
Tagged
copper

Deep green lustrous, prismatic crystals of Atacamite from 1-3mm in a group 3cm wide nicely set in a pocket lined with bluish green Chrysocolla. The crystals are splendid with slight striations and are textbook examples with broad 011 and tiny 111 terminations.

Atacamite

Formula
Cu2Cl(OH)3 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Euhedral Crystals, Fibrous, Granular 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
green, yellow, yellow green, black green 
Streak
apple green 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
3-3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Mineralpedia
View Atacamite
On Dakota Matrix
Previously Sold Atacamite
On Dakota Matrix
Other Available Atacamite
WebMineral
View Atacamite
Mindat
View Atacamite

All photos by Dakota Matrix and are Copyrighted © and may not be used without permission. Copyright © 2022 - Dakota Matrix Minerals, Inc. Privacy | Terms & Conditions | Site Map