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Copper (naturally crystallized native copper) from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Copper (naturally crystallized native copper) from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Copper (naturally crystallized native copper) from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Copper (naturally crystallized native copper) from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Copper (naturally crystallized native copper) from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 74989
Mineral:Copper (naturally crystallized native copper)
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Lustrous well-defined native copper crystals (naturally occurring copper crystals) in an arborescent (tree-like) formation with no matrix attached. Tsumeb was a copper mine, but produced mostly carbonates, making native copper crystals less common. Collected ca. 1985-90
Overall Size:22x10x9 mm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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