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Calcite with Copper from Lavender Pit, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona

 
Calcite with Copper from Lavender Pit, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite with Copper from Lavender Pit, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 19127
Mineral:Calcite with Copper
Locality:Lavender Pit, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona
Description:Colorless calcite crystals in stacked, compound clusters. Scattered throughout the specimen is arborescent native copper crystals, heavily tarnished with age. The calcite has a white coating on most crystals that contrasts nicely against the dark copper.
Overall Size:8x5x4 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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