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Covellite from Butte Mining District, Summit Valley, Silver Bow County, Montana

 
Covellite from Butte Mining District, Summit Valley, Silver Bow County, Montana

Covellite from Butte Mining District, Summit Valley, Silver Bow County, Montana

Covellite from Butte Mining District, Summit Valley, Silver Bow County, Montana

DESCRIPTION:No. 44337
Mineral:Covellite
Locality:Butte Mining District, Summit Valley, Silver Bow County, Montana
Description:Sculptural formation of metallic covellite crystals completely crystallized on front and rear with minor pyrite on the base where it was attached. The covellite crystals have iridescent yellow to violet luster with blue edge faces. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection
Overall Size:5x2.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:4-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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