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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 52629
Mineral:Copper (crystallized copper blooms in basalt)
Locality:Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Gray-brown basalt sawn on one face to reveal native copper in rounded arborescent blooms with rims of reddish cuprite. The rear face is natural, not sawn. Ex. Robert Hauck collection, co-founder of the Sterling Hill Mining Museum.
Overall Size:14x7x3 cm
Crystals:
Status: For reference only
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