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Native Elements

Native Copper

$6,500.00   €5,476  £4,940.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20027
Calumet and Hecla is one of the most famous and iconic copper mines on the Keweenaw Peninsula in Upper Michigan, USA.  This miniature is an amazing specimen, packing a punch far above its weight.  It comprises a compact array of branching Native Copper crystals underlain by a small matrix of glassy Calcite.  The Native Copper crystals display many crystal habits; measure up to a magnificent 2.5 cm and have the most splendid patina of copper-red through to bronze and golden-copper.  A wonderful specimen for even the most dedicated collector of Michigan Copper Country minerals!  The specimen comes with two previous labels, one an “A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum”, a museum whose speciality is in Keweenaw copper and its associated mineralogy.

Details

Dimensions
5.0 × 6.4 × 4.5 cm
Categories
Native Elements
Locality
Calumet & Hecla Mine, Calumet, Calumet Township, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Native Copper

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