• Native Copper rose pseudomorph after Azurite
  • Native Copper rose pseudomorph after Azurite
  • Native Copper rose pseudomorph after Azurite
Pseudomorphs

Native Copper rose pseudomorph after Azurite

$400.00   €365  £320.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19250
The Copper Rose mine at San Lorenzo, New Mexico, USA is considered an American classic, mainly because of its Native Copper rose pseudomorphs after Azurite.  This small mine worked a metamorphosed limestone and these pseudomorphs were highly sought after in the late 1800’s.  This specimen comprises of matt, blush-pink micro-granular Native Copper replacing a complete rosette of former Azurite crystals, with a cream-coloured clay remaining between the narrow blades.

Details

Dimensions
2.3 × 2.7 × 1.9 cm
Categories
Native Elements, Pseudomorphs
Locality
Copper Rose Mine, San Lorenzo, Grant County, New Mexico, USA, North America

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Native Copper

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