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Atacamite

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Atacamite

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Description
Locality: 
Mount Gunson Copper Mine, South Australia, Australia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
12.2 × 6.5 × 3.2 cm
Description

A nice sized specimen Atacamite from Mt Gunson in Ssouth Australia. The crystals are a deep moss green and cover the entire specimen. There are two points of attachment (top and Bottom) and a couple of very minor nicks which dont detract from the overall appearance.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Atacamite

Formula: 
Cu2(OH)3Cl
Strunz: 
3.DA.10a
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Atacama Region, Chile
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