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Atacamite with Brochantite

#DH34770

Atacamite with Brochantite

#DH34770
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 5 x 3.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Cu2Cl(OH)3 (RRUFF)
Locality
La Farola mine, Tierra Amarilla, Copiapó, Chile
Tagged
halide

Deep lustrous green lath-like Atacamite crystals to 5mm long in divergent flat lying sprays on matrix. Associated with minor fibrous Brochantite and blue-green Chrysocolla.

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.

Collection
Hess Collection
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