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Chalcocite, Bornite, Calcite, Quartz from Bristol Copper Mine, Hartford County, Connecticut

 
Chalcocite, Bornite, Calcite, Quartz from Bristol Copper Mine, Hartford County, Connecticut

Chalcocite, Bornite, Calcite, Quartz from Bristol Copper Mine, Hartford County, Connecticut

Chalcocite, Bornite, Calcite, Quartz from Bristol Copper Mine, Hartford County, Connecticut

Chalcocite, Bornite, Calcite, Quartz from Bristol Copper Mine, Hartford County, Connecticut

Chalcocite, Bornite, Calcite, Quartz from Bristol Copper Mine, Hartford County, Connecticut

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Chalcocite, Bornite, Calcite, Quartz from Bristol Copper Mine, Hartford County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 44818
Mineral:Chalcocite, Bornite, Calcite, Quartz
Locality:Bristol Copper Mine, Hartford County, Connecticut
Description:Sooty black striated chalcocite crystals to 9 mm long and colorless scalenohedral calcite crystals to 3 mm over gray metallic bornite crystals to 20 mm with minor milky quartz crystals to 5 mm. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:8.5x5.5x3 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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