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Copper on Calcite with Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite from Sacramento Mine, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona

 
Copper on Calcite with Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite from Sacramento Mine, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona

Copper on Calcite with Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite from Sacramento Mine, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona

Copper on Calcite with Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite from Sacramento Mine, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 37209
Mineral:Copper on Calcite with Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite
Locality:Sacramento Mine, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona
Description:Tarnished crystals of native copper up to 9 mm long on lustrous crystals of colorless calcite. The calcite crystals under the copper have bright red inclusions of hair-like cuprite, variety chalcotrichite. Ex. Harvard collection; collected by G.M. Flint in 1914
Overall Size:4.5x4.5x2 cm
Crystals:1-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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