• Native Copper
  • Native Copper
  • Native Copper
Gallery

Native Copper

ID: CC1197

A natural sheet of Native Copper from a rare Spanish location for secondary minerals at the Monte Romero mine, Andalusia, Spain. The area is believed to have been at work in the 7th century BC. The Monte Romero mine was developed in the Northern Pyrictic Ore district. The Native Copper is mostly covered by various green colour shades of thin Malachite, Chrysocolla and probable Brochantite. Interestingly the specimen was given to Sir Arthur Russell by the mine manager, and it comes with a Russell label.

Details

Dimensions
18.0 × 12.7 × 1.5 cm
Categories
Locality
Monte Romero Mine, Almonaster La Real, Huelva, Andalusia, Spain, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Native

Related Mineral Specimens

Native Copper
$1,500
 Broken Hill Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania
A fine dendritic example of Native Copper, with a bias of dendrites to one side of the spine of the...
Skutterudite
$1,500
 Monte Romero Mine, Almonaster La Real, Huelva, Andalusia, Spain, Europe
Silvery metallic grey crystals of Skutterudite measuring to 1.2cm mostly covers the display face of...
Native Silver
$3,000
 Kongsberg Mine, Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway, Europe
A superb thumbnail Kongsberg Native Silver of well formed crystals, rather than the wires Kongsberg...
Native Copper
$600
 Onganja Mine, Onganja, Seeis, Windhoek District, Namibia, Africa
Rich, lustrous, reddish branch-like crystallised Native Copper specimen almost 8cm long, with...