• Native Copper
  • Native Copper
  • Native Copper
  • Native Copper
Native Elements

Native Copper

$700.00   €626  £560.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC12041
A specimen of Native Copper from the Broken Hill mining district, New South Wales, Australia, the Copper of which is completely masked by an overgrowth of peppermint to deep leaf-green Malachite.  The Native Copper forms a compact and dense arborescent mass consisting of stacked and branching equant Copper crystals of typically 2 mm diameter.  The Malachite forms a micro-acicular coating beneath which the Native Copper crystal habits are clearly outlined.

Details

Dimensions
7.5 × 5.2 × 3.7 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Native Elements
Locality
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Malachite, Native Copper

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