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Chalcopyrite var. Blister Copper

$250.00   €233  £200.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC21581
Spherical crystals of Chalcopyrite up to 1 cm in diameter form a mound of Blister Copper from Tincroft mine in Illogan, a parish close to Redruth in Cornwall.  The Blister Copper, a botryoidal variety of Chalcopyrite, is overgrown by 1 to 3 mm, slightly curved Chalcopyrite crystals and possibly some Siderite, all coated in a sooty black oxidation product.  This is a rich representative specimen of Blister Copper from this most famous locality, once the very heart of Cornish metalliferous mining.

Details

Dimensions
3.8 × 5.2 × 7.7 cm
Categories
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Tincroft Mine, Illogan, Redruth, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Chalcopyite

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