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Copper (crystallized native copper) from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Copper (crystallized native copper) from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Copper (crystallized native copper) from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Copper (crystallized native copper) from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 52615
Mineral:Copper (crystallized native copper)
Locality:Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Unusually large specimen of crudely crystallized native copper apparently from a mud-zone that allowed the copper to crystallize on the surfaces. Large copper crystals to 18 mm are distinguishable on the surfaces throughout. Ex. Robert Hauck collection, co-founder of the Sterling Hill Mining Museum.
Overall Size:24x23x4 cm
Crystals:5-18 mm
Status: For reference only
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