Apalachee Minerals

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COP5205 - Native Copper

$400.00 Weight: 340 g


“Laker Pocket”; Eagle Harbor; Keweenaw County, Michigan, USA
67mm x 44mm x 35mm
Dense, intricate cluster of native copper crystals, with the largest, well-formed crystals running about 5 mm across. Many spinel twins; several crystals also exhibit the rare dodecahedral habit. Collected by Bob Barron in August, 2008 from an underwater crevice below the surface of Lake Superior. Lovely maroon to olive-green patina. More details about this find can be found in Rocks & Minerals, Volume 84, Number 1 (January/February, 2009), pages 32-40.

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