Lemanskiite (Type Locality) - Feinglos& Lemanski Coll.

El Guanaco Mine, Antofagasta Province, Chile
Miniature, 5.4 x 3.5 x 2.7 cm
Start Time: 12/03/2009 6:30:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 12/10/2009 6:45:00 pm (CST)
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Item Description

Lemanskiite is an ultra rare hydrated copper silicate, a member of the Lavendulan Group, and the El Guanaco Mine of Chile is the Type Locality. Powder-blue and sky-blue masses of lemanskiite fill spaces between breccia fragments on all sides of this very rich and showy, boot-shaped specimen. Ex Mark Feinglos Collection, a world-class rarities collector, who obtained it from Chet Lemanski. Valued $300-400

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