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Analcime on Native Copper from Cliff Mine, south of Eagle River, Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Keweenaw County, Michigan

 
Analcime on Native Copper from Cliff Mine, south of Eagle River, Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Keweenaw County, Michigan

Analcime on Native Copper from Cliff Mine, south of Eagle River, Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Keweenaw County, Michigan

Analcime on Native Copper from Cliff Mine, south of Eagle River, Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Keweenaw County, Michigan

Analcime on Native Copper from Cliff Mine, south of Eagle River, Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Keweenaw County, Michigan

DESCRIPTION:No. 66473
Mineral:Analcime on Native Copper
Locality:Cliff Mine, south of Eagle River, Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Keweenaw County, Michigan
Description:Lustrous transparent colorless trapezohedral analcime crystals to 3 mm on metallic native copper (naturally occurring copper). It appears the copper crystalized between crystals of another mineral, possible calcite, that later dissolved away. Ex. Wallace G. Levison (1846-1924) #305, personally collected 27 August 1863
Overall Size:8x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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