Mineral Specimen #5218 Copper Crystals with Calcite
White Pine Mine, White Pine, Ontonagon Co.. Michigan
Ex. A. E. Mineral Museum, Ex. A. C. Moretta #33
Well formed Copper crystals with a rich patina with minor attached white colored Calcite. The crystals have a flattened habit due to having formed in a thin seam in Nonesuch Shale, some of which is still attached (the black material).
Condition: Very Good
Flaws: Although the Calcite looks massive, it is actuall broken crystals. There are two intact and terminated crystals with a dogtooth habi tin the voids between the crystals near the middle of the specimen.
8.3 x 5.5 x 0.5 cm
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Michigan | Copper | Minerals Priced Between 100 and 199 Dollars