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Chalcocite from Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut

 
Chalcocite from Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut

Chalcocite from Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut

Chalcocite from Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut

Chalcocite from Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut

Chalcocite from Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut

Chalcocite from Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut

Chalcocite from Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 77191
Mineral:Chalcocite
Locality:Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut
Description:Superb cluster of striated dark-metallic chalcocite crystals from the famous mine that opened in 1837 and closed in 1953. The chalcocite crystals are unusually large for this locale. Wilke was among the most important contemporary mineral collectors. From the private collection of Ex. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Wilke (1925-2014) of Eppertshausen, Germany, No. 193
Overall Size:5x5x4 cm
Crystals:5-26 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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