Paratacamite, Gypsum, Quartz
Lily Mine (Lilly Mine), Pisco Umay, Ica Department, Peru
Cabinet, 10.1 x 6.6 x 6.3 cm
Lustrous, forest-green paratacamite crystals to 3 mm richly line a well-placed vug in the cabinet quartz matrix and are in stark contrast to the water-clear gypsum blades adjacent to the right. This specimen is from the one-time, 1998, Gladys Pocket in the Lily Mine of Peru.