Atacamite, Chrysocolla
Cabinet, 14.9 x 11.6 x 3.9 cm
Lily Mine (Lilly Mine), Pisco Umay, Ica Department, Peru

This is a large plate of a GORGEOUS combination of copper minerals: deep green acicular crystals of atacamite with glassy luster, accented by deep turquoise-colored chrysocolla. Not just a very rich and fine atacamite specimen, but truly beautiful and showy as well due to the colorful association! 14.9 x 11.6 x 3.9 cm