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Copper on Quartz from Rio Tinto Mining District, Huelva, Spain

 
Copper on Quartz from Rio Tinto Mining District, Huelva, Spain

Copper on Quartz from Rio Tinto Mining District, Huelva, Spain

DESCRIPTION:No. 23379
Mineral:Copper on Quartz
Locality:Rio Tinto Mining District, Huelva, Spain
Description:Crystallized mass of native copper over milky quartz crystals. Several areas of the native copper show distinct crystal faces. This district is the oldest mining region in the world, dating to the 10th century B.C. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #M1145
Overall Size:5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:3-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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