Atacamite with Chalcocite - Whitmore Coll.

Mount Gunson Mine, South Australia, Australia
Small Cabinet, 7.6 x 6.5 x 3.4 cm
Start Time: 05/29/2011 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 06/02/2011 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

A very rich and showy combination specimen from the well-known Mount Gunson copper-lead-zinc-bismuth mine. Nodular aggregates of sparkly, grass-green, bladed atacamite comprise this excellent piece of solid atacamite. Massive gray chalcocite is embedded on the back of the piece. Classic and excellent material from this mine, that closed in 1985. Ex Robert Whitmore Collection.

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