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Anatacamite & Paratacamite

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Anatacamite & Paratacamite

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Description
Locality: 
La Vendida Mine, Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 6.6 × 4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.50cm
Description

Outstanding group of anatacamite "wings" forming epitaxy on paratacamite. A fine group of typical orthorhombic paratacamite xls with "triangular wings" attached on them. In both side of the sample you can see many crystals.

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

Paratacamite

Formula: 
Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Strunz: 
3.DA.10c
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
Green
Type Locality: 
Generosa Mine, Caracoles, Sierra Gorda District, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile

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