Atacamite

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An orthorhombic mineral, 4[Cu2 Cl(OH)3 ] ; trimorphous with paratacamite and botallackite; grass green, in fine crystal aggregates, fibrous or columnar; a supergene mineral in oxidized zones of copper deposits in desert regions; a source of copper. Syn: remolinite
Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


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