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Anatacamite

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Anatacamite

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Description
Locality: 
Caracoles, Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 2.5 × 1.8 cm
Description

Triclinic anatacamite on atacamite. The anatacamite builds a toothlike form. Beautiful.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Anatacamite

Renamed To: 

Clinoatacamite

Formula: 
Cu2(OH)3Cl
Strunz: 
3.DA.10b
Hardness: 
3.0
Formula: 
Cu2(OH)3Cl
Strunz: 
3.DA.10d
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
La Vendida Mine, Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta Region, Chile
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