Rodalquilarite on Alunite
Wendy open pit, Tambo Mine, El Indio deposit, Coquimbo Province, Chile
Large Cabinet, 5.8 x 4.7 x 1.5 cm
A beautiful piece featuring a very large (for the species) 3 mm crystal right in the middle of nicely crystallized alunite matrix. A sprinkling of smaller crystals provides some color above to make it a showy specimen overall. There are several other 1-2 mm crystals