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Copper (naturally crystallized native copper) from Chino, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico

 
Copper (naturally crystallized native copper) from Chino, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico

Copper (naturally crystallized native copper) from Chino, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico

Copper (naturally crystallized native copper) from Chino, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico

Copper (naturally crystallized native copper) from Chino, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 73415
Mineral:Copper (naturally crystallized native copper)
Locality:Chino, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico
Description:Arborescent lustrous metallic native copper crystals (naturally occurring copper crystals) with malachite and cuprite microcrystals on the surfaces. The native copper crystals grew in a thin fracture that restricted growth to a flat formation. Collected ca. 1995
Overall Size:35x15x3 mm
Crystals:micro to 4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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