• Native Copper
  • Native Copper
  • Native Copper
  • Native Copper
  • Native Copper
  • Native Copper
  • Native Copper
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Native Copper

$2,250.00   €1,980  £1,720.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC17661
Beautiful crystallised Native Copper from the Dzhezkazgan mine, Dzhezkazgan Oblast’, Kazakhstan, forming delicate herringbone sheets to 5 x 0.8 cm.  The complex array of Copper crystals are attached to a greenish-grey shard of diorite-type rock. Most of the herringbone structure has a crossed-branching structure forming a solid sheet which appears almost to have been woven.  In one area the branches curl back forming a “Prince of Wales feather”-like structure.  The Copper is a rich reddish-bronze with an overall sooty-black oxidation surface, making a delightful specimen from Kazakhstan.

Details

Dimensions
6.8 × 3.5 × 2.5 cm
Categories
Native Elements
Locality
Dzhezkazgan Mine, Dzhezkazgan Oblast, Kazakhstan, Asia

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Minerals on specimen
Native Copper

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