Gold, Copper
Small Cabinet, 6.8 x 2.9 x 2.6 cm
Andacollo Mine, Andacollo, Elqui Province, Coquimbo Region, Chile
A rare and seldom available specimen from the historic Andacollo Mine of the Coquimbo Region of Chile. The crystals of this beautifully aesthetic, arborescent copper crystal cluster with a "tail" are coated with microscopic bits of bright, rich, yellow gold. Classic, old-time and seldom available material from this famous locale. Ex. Jaime Bird Collection.