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Copper with Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona

 
Copper with Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona

Copper with Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 44330
Mineral:Copper with Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite
Locality:New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona
Description:Thin formation of native copper with acicular (hair-like) red chalcotrichite crystals, a variety of the mineral species cuprite, on the edges and throughout in small cavities. The chalcotrichite crystals look beautiful under magnification. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection
Overall Size:5x4x1 cm
Crystals:0.5-1.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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