Quartz, Chrysocolla
Manto Tres Gracias Mine, Diego de Almagro, El Salado, Chanaral Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Small Cabinet, 8.4 x 6.9 x 5.4 cm
In an open pocket in a matrix of limonite is this glowing cluster of deep robin's-egg blue chrysocolla lit up by a sparkly covering of drusy quartz. The chrysocolla is nestled inside the vug in which it formed, on a bed of contrasting velvety, deep grey quartz. Ex. Terry Szenics Collection.