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Calcite and Native Copper from Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Michigan

 
Calcite and Native Copper from Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Michigan

Calcite and Native Copper from Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Michigan

Calcite and Native Copper from Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Michigan

Calcite and Native Copper from Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Michigan

Calcite and Native Copper from Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Michigan

DESCRIPTION:No. 54583
Mineral:Calcite and Native Copper
Locality:Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Michigan
Description:Rich specimen of native copper intermixed with transparent calcite crystals to 10 mm. Where the copper was exposed it has a natural dark patina. The copper included inside the calcite has a bright metallic luster because the calcite prevented oxidation. Ex. Russ Jones collection #134, acquired from Roy Plummer
Overall Size:11x10x6 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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