Eriochalcite, Bandylite
Quetena Mine, Toki Cu deposit, Chuquicamata District, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile
Small Cabinet, 7.8 x 5.2 x 3.0 cm
A very rare pseudomorph of bluish-green eriochalcite after crystal aggregates of bandylite on quartz from the bandylite Type Locality, the Quetana Mine of Chile. Eriochalcite and bandylite are rare copper clorides and this is an exceptionally rich specimen. Ex. Robert Linck Collection.