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Calcite with native Copper inclusions from Calumet, Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Houghton County, Michigan

 
Calcite with native Copper inclusions from Calumet, Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Houghton County, Michigan

Calcite with native Copper inclusions from Calumet, Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Houghton County, Michigan

Calcite with native Copper inclusions from Calumet, Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Houghton County, Michigan

Calcite with native Copper inclusions from Calumet, Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Houghton County, Michigan

Calcite with native Copper inclusions from Calumet, Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Houghton County, Michigan

Calcite with native Copper inclusions from Calumet, Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Houghton County, Michigan

DESCRIPTION:No. 73248
Mineral:Calcite with native Copper inclusions
Locality:Calumet, Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Houghton County, Michigan
Description:Many lustrous transparent colorless scalenohedral calcite crystals to 7 mm with inclusions of native copper (naturally occurring copper) on greenish matrix. The calcite over the copper prevented the surfaces from tarnishing, resulting in metallic luster. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:6x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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