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MD-191699
Antlerite
Small Cabinet, 7.4 x 3.8 x 2.2 cm
Chuquicamata Mine, Chuquicamata District, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile
Ex. Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences
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A very fine plate richly covered with lustrous, dark green antlerite crystals to 6 mm from the open pit copper mine, Chuquicamata, in Chile. The antlerite is nicely complimented by what looks to be gemmy, blue turquoise. Ex. Philadelphia Academy of Sciences Collection.