atacamite


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atacamite

(əˈtækəˌmaɪt)
n
a mineral, green in colour, containing copper and present in Australia, Chile, and Cornwall
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Atacamite as a natural pigment in a south colonial polychrome sculpture from the late XVI century.
Areas lacking the silver coating contained copper corrosion products, including cuprite and atacamite.
Completely Oxidised (top 25-35 metres) - to an iron oxide-quartz fragment gossan/ironstone with local malachite - atacamite - chrysocolla - cuprite mineralisation.
Since then, saline dewatering of the basement along long-lived faults has converted the original supergene copper oxide assemblage, formed in equilibrium with meteoric water and lacking atacamite, to one containing atacamite [[Cu.
Its jaws use a mystery-element-containing mineral called atacamite.
Stucky and his coworkers recently reported that the tiny jaws of the bloodworm, Glycera dibranchiata, contain the copper chloride mineral called atacamite, which makes the structures particularly strong (SN: 11/9/02, p.
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Mineralization principally consists of copper oxides, malachite, azurite, chrysocolla, and atacamite and to lesser extent chalcopyrite and bornite.
This year, unfortunately, not very much really new Chinese material was on hand, though Jordi Fabre's lone specimen of atacamite from a prospect near the Tonglushan mine, Daye, Hubei Province, is quite remarkable.
Within the weathered rocks a range of secondary copper minerals were identified including native copper, atacamite and chalcocite.
The worm's version of this strong, lightweight copper chloride mineral, known as atacamite, may serve as a model for the design of new synthetic materials, says coauthor Galen D.
The good leaching characteristics of RT's oxide ore, composed primarily of atacamite and chrysocolla, led to a leaching time calculation of 45 days.