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Copper with Cuprite from Ray Open Pit Mine, Pinal County, Arizona

 
Copper with Cuprite from Ray Open Pit Mine, Pinal County, Arizona

Copper with Cuprite from Ray Open Pit Mine, Pinal County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 23888
Mineral:Copper with Cuprite
Locality:Ray Open Pit Mine, Pinal County, Arizona
Description:Large fan-like formation of arborescent, native copper crystals with red cuprite coating in some areas. The formation crystallized in a thin fracture, resulting in the flattened crystal habit. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #144
Overall Size:16x15x3 cm
Crystals:5-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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