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Chrysocolla & Gold

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Chrysocolla & Gold

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Description
Locality: 
Manto Tres Gracias Mine, Diego de Almagro, Chañaral Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.5 × 4.5 × 4 cm
Description

Deep blue chrysocolla cover for crystalline drusy of chalcedony. In a extreme of the sample apear a very intense yellow sheet of native gold.
 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chrysocolla

Formula: 
Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4·nH2O (x < 1)
Strunz: 
9.ED.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5

Gold

Formula: 
Au
Strunz: 
1.AA.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0

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