Atacamite from Mount Gunson, South Australia. Atacamite is a secondary coper mineral formed through the oxidation of other copper minerals, mostly in saline and arid environments. Atacamite gets it’s name from South America’s Atacama Desert – one of the driest places on earth – where it is found in abundance.
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110x70x35mm, 300g approx