Minerals of Chile


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SA583 - Proustite $ 1200
Dolores Mine, Chanarcillo, Chile
thumbnail - 1.9 x 0.6 x 0.4 cm


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Proustite from Dolores Mine, Chanarcillo, Chile [db_pics/pics/sa583a.jpg] Proustite from Dolores Mine, Chanarcillo, Chile [db_pics/pics/sa583b.jpg] Proustite from Dolores Mine, Chanarcillo, Chile [db_pics/pics/sa583c.jpg]

Complete,terminated single crystal of one of most sought after of minerals in the collecting world. Bright translucent red when backlit.


CT818 - Gold $ 150 SOLD
Tucumana Mine, Inca de Oro, Chile
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 2 cm


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Gold from Tucumana Mine, Inca de Oro, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT818a.jpg] Gold from Tucumana Mine, Inca de Oro, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT818b.jpg] Gold from Tucumana Mine, Inca de Oro, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT818c.jpg] Gold from Tucumana Mine, Inca de Oro, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT818d.jpg]

Areas of Gold in Quartz lined vugs with Chrysocolla. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


CT820 - Libethenite $ 50 SOLD
Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile
thumbnail - 3 x 1.7 x 1 cm


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Libethenite from Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT820a.jpg] Libethenite from Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT820b.jpg] Libethenite from Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT820c.jpg] Libethenite from Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT820d.jpg]

Good, lustrous needle-like crystals of olive green Libethenite with crystals of another darker, more emerald green mineral. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


CT821 - Libethenite $ 50 SOLD
Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1.5 cm


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Libethenite from Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT821a.jpg] Libethenite from Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT821b.jpg] Libethenite from Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT821c.jpg] Libethenite from Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT821d.jpg]

Good, lustrous needle-like crystals of olive green Libethenite lining a vug. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


CT822 - Pseudomalachite on Quartz $ 50 SOLD
Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile
thumbnail - 2.7 x 2 x 1.5 cm


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Pseudomalachite on Quartz from Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT822a.jpg] Pseudomalachite on Quartz from Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT822b.jpg] Pseudomalachite on Quartz from Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT822c.jpg]

Green Pseudomalachite coating Quartz crystals. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


CT823 - Pseudomalachite on Quartz $ 150
Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1.3 cm


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Pseudomalachite on Quartz from Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT823a.jpg] Pseudomalachite on Quartz from Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT823b.jpg] Pseudomalachite on Quartz from Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT823c.jpg] Pseudomalachite on Quartz from Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT823d.jpg]

Green Pseudomalachite coating Quartz crystals. Undamaged with good coverage on all sides. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


CT824 - Wulfenite, Mimetite $ 60 SOLD
Adelaida mine, San Antonio district, Vallenar, Huasco Province, Atacama Region, Chile
miniature - 3.3 x 2 x 1.1 cm


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Wulfenite, Mimetite from Adelaida mine, San Antonio district, Vallenar, Huasco Province, Atacama Region, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT824a.jpg] Wulfenite, Mimetite from Adelaida mine, San Antonio district, Vallenar, Huasco Province, Atacama Region, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT824b.jpg] Wulfenite, Mimetite from Adelaida mine, San Antonio district, Vallenar, Huasco Province, Atacama Region, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT824c.jpg] Wulfenite, Mimetite from Adelaida mine, San Antonio district, Vallenar, Huasco Province, Atacama Region, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT824d.jpg]

Wulfenite and orange Mimetite on Chrysocolla from an old mine that closed in 1930. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


CT825 - Wulfenite, Mimetite $ 60 SOLD
Adelaida mine, San Antonio district, Vallenar, Huasco Province, Atacama Region, Chile
miniature - 3.5 x 2.5 x 1.1 cm


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Wulfenite, Mimetite from Adelaida mine, San Antonio district, Vallenar, Huasco Province, Atacama Region, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT825a.jpg] Wulfenite, Mimetite from Adelaida mine, San Antonio district, Vallenar, Huasco Province, Atacama Region, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT825b.jpg] Wulfenite, Mimetite from Adelaida mine, San Antonio district, Vallenar, Huasco Province, Atacama Region, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT825c.jpg] Wulfenite, Mimetite from Adelaida mine, San Antonio district, Vallenar, Huasco Province, Atacama Region, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT825d.jpg]

Wulfenite and orange Mimetite on Chrysocolla from an old mine that closed in 1930. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


CT827 - Malachite $ 60 SOLD
San Pablo Mine, Inca de Oro, Chile
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm


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Malachite from San Pablo Mine, Inca de Oro, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT827a.jpg] Malachite from San Pablo Mine, Inca de Oro, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT827b.jpg] Malachite from San Pablo Mine, Inca de Oro, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT827c.jpg]

A perfect 5mm sphere of satiny Malachite crystal in a Quartz crystal lined vug. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


CT828 - Metatorbernite $ 60
Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Metatorbernite from Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT828a.jpg] Metatorbernite from Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT828b.jpg] Metatorbernite from Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT828c.jpg]

Green Metatorbernite crystals that contrast well against a dark matrix. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


CT831 - Rutile $ 50 SOLD
Tucumana Mine, Inca de Oro, Chile
thumbnail - 3 x 3 x 2 cm


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Rutile from Tucumana Mine, Inca de Oro, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT831a.jpg] Rutile from Tucumana Mine, Inca de Oro, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT831b.jpg] Rutile from Tucumana Mine, Inca de Oro, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT831c.jpg] Rutile from Tucumana Mine, Inca de Oro, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT831d.jpg] Rutile from Tucumana Mine, Inca de Oro, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT831e.jpg]

A 3mm cyclic twin crystal of Rutile on matrix with possible green Zalesiite. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


CT816 - Aurichalcite $ 50
Dos Adrianas Mine, Copiapo, Atacama Region, Chile
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.5 x 1 cm


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Aurichalcite from Dos Adrianas Mine, Copiapo, Atacama Region, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT816a.jpg] Aurichalcite from Dos Adrianas Mine, Copiapo, Atacama Region, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT816b.jpg] Aurichalcite from Dos Adrianas Mine, Copiapo, Atacama Region, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT816c.jpg] Aurichalcite from Dos Adrianas Mine, Copiapo, Atacama Region, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT816d.jpg]

Rich coverage of blue/green Aurichalcite. Good needle-like crystals. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


CT815 - Aurichalcite $ 60
Dos Adrianas Mine, Copiapo, Atacama Region, Chile
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 1 cm


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Aurichalcite from Dos Adrianas Mine, Copiapo, Atacama Region, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT815a.jpg] Aurichalcite from Dos Adrianas Mine, Copiapo, Atacama Region, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT815b.jpg] Aurichalcite from Dos Adrianas Mine, Copiapo, Atacama Region, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT815c.jpg] Aurichalcite from Dos Adrianas Mine, Copiapo, Atacama Region, Chile [db_pics/pics/CT815d.jpg]

Rich coverage of blue/green Aurichalcite. Good needle-like crystals. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


T346 - Szenicsite $ 750
Jardinera #1 Mine, Atacama Province, Chile
thumbnail - 3.0 x 2.0 x 2 cm


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Szenicsite from Jardinera #1 Mine, Atacama Province, Chile [db_pics/pics/t346a.jpg] Szenicsite from Jardinera #1 Mine, Atacama Province, Chile [db_pics/pics/t346b.jpg] Szenicsite from Jardinera #1 Mine, Atacama Province, Chile [db_pics/pics/t346c.jpg]

Dense grouping of bright green platy crystals of rare Szenicsite. A good thumbnail of a mineral that is both rare and attractive.


J557 - Atacamite $ 175 SOLD
Copiapo, Chile
small cabinet - 8.5 x 5 x 1 cm


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Atacamite from Copiapo, Chile [db_pics/pics/J557a.jpg] Atacamite from Copiapo, Chile [db_pics/pics/J557b.jpg] Atacamite from Copiapo, Chile [db_pics/pics/J557c.jpg] Atacamite from Copiapo, Chile [db_pics/pics/J557d.jpg]

Thin, flat matrix covered by radial sprays of lustrous green Atacamite. An excellent example for the occurrence.

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