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Native Copper With Saponite

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Native Copper With Saponite

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Description
Locality: 
Caledonia Mine, Ontonagon County, Michigan, United States of America
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.3 × 3.8 × 1 cm
Description

Very nice shiny copper sheet with gray-green areas of saponite, possibly also pumpellyite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Copper

Formula: 
Cu
Strunz: 
1.AA.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0

Saponite

Formula: 
Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2·nH2O
Strunz: 
9.EC.45
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Lizard Point, Landewednack, Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall, England, UK

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