Krohnkite with Natrochalcite
Krohnkite with Natrochalcite Krohnkite with Natrochalcite Krohnkite with Natrochalcite
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Krohnkite with Natrochalcite

Chuquicamata Copper Mine, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta, Chile
minID: FC8-NWG
70mm x 60mm x 20mm
This is a Krohnkite with Natrochalcite from Chuquicamata Copper Mine, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta, Chile. Chuquicamata is one of the most strange copper deposits in the world, and produces not only a huge wealth of copper for industry but also a suite of incredibly beautiful rare mineral species of which the most classic is Krohnkite, a sodium copper sulfate (historically and mostly 100 to about 50 years ago) Chuquicamata, or "Chuqui" as it is more familiarly known, is by excavated volume the largest open pit copper mine in the world, located in the north of Chile, at 2850 meters above sea level.
Data last checked on 1st Dec 2021
Ref: HALP-22
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