• Calcite with Native Copper inclusions
  • Calcite with Native Copper inclusions
  • Calcite with Native Copper inclusions
  • Calcite with Native Copper inclusions
  • Calcite with Native Copper inclusions
  • Calcite with Native Copper inclusions
Calcite

Calcite with Native Copper inclusions

$7,500.00   €7,342  £6,250.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20251
An absolutely delightful example of classic Calcite included with Native Copper from Franklin mine, at Franklin in Houghton County, Michigan, USA.  An entire scalenohedral crystal, 7 cm tall, with parallel prism faces and a termination divided into three individual peaks, is uniformly coloured a deep flesh-pink by finely disseminated Native Copper inclusions.  Adding interest and variety is a relatively colourless and transparent zone in one of the three terminated tips which extends downwards by 3 cm towards the main prism.  Emerging from the Calcite crystal at numerous points are hackly granules and small sheets of Native Copper, slightly tarnished to a dull copper-red.  Note, the three tips are slightly bruised, but this is not apparent unless examined very closely.  A splendid specimen and example of Native Copper included in Calcite from Upper Michigan.  This specimen is accompanied with its own custom-made clear acrylic base, with contour-milled recess.

Details

Dimensions
7.5 × 4.5 × 4.0 cm
Categories
Calcite, Native Elements
Locality
Franklin Mine, Franklin, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA, North America

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Native Copper

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