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Atacamite & Gypsum

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Atacamite & Gypsum

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Description
Locality: 
Ministro Hales Mine, Chuquicamata District, Antofagasta Region, Chile
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 3.5 × 3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.00cm
Description

Atacamite flattened prismatic crystals. The crystals are located within a matrix of selenite. The sample highlights is the particular size of the crystals for this species.

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

Gypsum

Formula: 
CaSO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
7.CD.40
Hardness: 
2.0
Streak: 
White.

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