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Silver and Copper var. Halfbreed from Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Michigan

 
Silver and Copper var. Halfbreed from Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Michigan

Silver and Copper var. Halfbreed from Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Michigan

DESCRIPTION:No. 43172
Mineral:Silver and Copper var. Halfbreed
Locality:Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Michigan
Description:Metallic native copper with a crystallized group of silver crystals along the top edge. Copper-silver combination specimens are called half-breeds by local miners and collectors. This specimen has well defined crystals and natural patina.
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:0.5-7.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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