Atacamite, Gypsum (Var: Selenite)
Lily Mine (Lilly Mine), Pisco Umay, Ica Department, Peru
Small Cabinet, 5.4 x 4.5 x 2.3 cm
A STUNNING and AESTHETIC specimen of green atacamite crystals in and on water-clear and lustrous, scalenohedral-like selenite crystals from the Lily Mine of Peru. This very fine piece, is similar in appearance to the specimen on the front cover of the May-June issue of the Mineralogical Record, Vol. 31, No. 3. 5.4 x 4.5 x 2.3 cm