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COP5202 - Native COPPER

$150.00 Weight: 284 g

White Pine Mine; Ontonagon County, Michigan, USA
73mm x 34mm x 18mm
Classic cluster of elongated Spinel-twinned native copper crystals, individually to 16 mm in length, with associated white calcite. From one of the last operating Michigan Upper Peninsula copper mines, now defunct. No damage. More information about the history, geology and mineralogy of the White Pine Mine can be found in an excellent article by Tom Rosemeyer in Rocks and Minerals, Volume 74, Number 3 (May/June, 1999), pages 160-176.

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