Cabinet, 9.9 x 4.7 x 3.2 cm
Chuquicamata Mine, Chuquicamata District, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile
A huge 215-gram specimen of lamellar, intergrown krohnkite crystals from the deposits at Chuquicamata. This is a beautiful piece with elegant vertical form and the classic intense neon color. This specimen is composed of crystals grown together in a vein filling. It is terminated at both ends with microcrystalline growth tips that contacted the matrix which enclosed it.