Aragonite and Copper pseudomorph after Aragonite ("before and after set")

Corocoro District, Pacajes Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia
Thumbnail, 1.8 x 1.7 x 1.2 cm and 1.8 x 1.6 x 1.2 cm
Start Time: 06/09/2011 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 06/16/2011 6:45:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Here is a wonderful thumbnail set consisting of a single crystal of Aragonite and a pseudomorph of Copper after Aragonite from the famous locality of Corocoro. These floater specimens are well known from Bolivia for their great form and color, and this set is great way to illustrate the "before and after" effect which is rare to find for most pseudomorphs, especially from the same locality. These pieces are some of the most well known and highly sought after pseudomorphs around. This set is a very fine example of this material, and it was very difficult to find a pair of these specimens that matched so well for shape and size and SHARPNESS! There hasn't been any significant amount of these specimens on the market in approximately 25 years, and they are often only found in old collections. Do not miss out on this set.

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