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Copper (crystallized) with Cuprite coating from Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona

 
Copper (crystallized) with Cuprite coating from Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona

Copper (crystallized) with Cuprite coating from Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 69498
Mineral:Copper (crystallized) with Cuprite coating
Locality:Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona
Description:Sharp, well-crystallized native copper crystals (naturally occurring copper crystals) with reddish coating of microscopic cuprite. The copper crystallized in narrow 3 mm fracture in the surrounding rock that restricted growth to a flat formation.
Overall Size:25x15x3 mm
Crystals:1-23 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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