Acquired by Joan Lamond in 1996 from the late Jack Leach.
Bob Rothenberg/ex Terry Scenics
Jim Ferraiolo 6/2005
Robert Kurcbart 4/2005
2848 Gold, Chrysocolla, Manto Tres Gracias Mine, Diego de Almagro, El Salado, Chanaral Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Two pieces. Bright gold on deep blue chrysocolla.
2774 Caledonite, Quartz, Dos Adriana Mine, Zapallar district, Copiap¢ Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Typical blue crystals with cerussite(?) on quartz.
Red acicular crystals.
Simply labelled Azul Mine. Yellow puffballs and acicular groups.
2754 Dioptase, Fluorapatite, Miraflores Mine, Tierra Amarilla, Copiapo Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Green sprays of dioptase with white apatite. This mine not mentioned in this district in Mindat (Jan 2015).
6041 Mimetite (Bellite), Diaboleite, Schwartzembergite, Gypsum, La Poderosa Mine, Caracoles, Antofagasta Region, Chile
Orange prismatic bellite, blue diaboleite, yellow schwartzembergite
Dark green crystals of antlerite with colourless gypsum crystals. Ex Brian Shelton Collection (No. A30-2), ex John Batterbee Collection. From Bench C-2.
6011 Rruffite, Jote Mine, Pampa Larga district, Tierra Amarilla, Copiapo Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Type locality. Sky blue crystals
Described as pertlikite-(Zn) as yellow cubes. Krausite as colourless or white prismatic crystals. Coquimbite as lilac crystals and matrix.
Listed as simply from Chile, but likely the famous Chuquicamata Mine. Rich with yellowish green chrystline material. Also has a few specks of dark green crystals.
0428 Molybdofornacite, Wulfenite, Chrysocolla, Dulcinea de Llampos Mine, Cachiyuyo de Llampos district, Copiapo Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Three 5mm specimens, mounted side by side, with tiny yellow-green molybdofornacite crystals, orange-yellow wulfenite crystals and chrysocolla. The molybdofornacite from Dulcinea has been identified with semiquantitative and quantitative analysis by Dr. Jochen Schlater (curator of...
0351 Rodalquilarite, Poughite, Wendy open pit, Tambo Mine, El Indio deposit, Elqui Province, Coquimbo Region, Chile
Green crystals of rodalquilarite, partly encrusted with and embedded in crystalline yellow poughite