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Mineral Specimen #5877    Chalcocite Crystals with Pyrite, Chalcopyrite and possible minor Bornite

Campbell Mine, Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona

11.3 x 5.8 x 3.5 cm


Ex. Steve Pullman, purchased Jan., 1988

About one half of this specimen is covered with well formed Chalcocite crystals. The color of the crystals is a very dark gray, almost black. A few of the crystals have a slight, violet iridescence. The matrix is composed of Pyrite, Chalcopyrite and either Chalcocite, Bornite or both.

Condition: Fairly Good

Flaws: About a third of the surface of the specimen is a contact zone.

This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Arizona | Sulfides and Sulfosalts | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars