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Calaverite from Cripple Creek District, Teller County, Colorado

Calaverite from Cripple Creek District, Teller County, Colorado

Locality:Cripple Creek District, Teller County, Colorado
Description:Three specimens of the gold telluride, calaverite in matrix. Calaverite was the primary ore in Cripple Creek. Other minerals are present on the specimens: colorless crystals of an unknown translucent mineral (celestine? fluorite?).
Overall Size:5-15 mm
Crystals:1 mm
Status: For reference only
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