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Native Copper

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Native Copper

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Locality: 
Relistian Mine, Gwinear, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 3 × 2 cm
Description

One of the larger specimens collected in 2003 from Davy's Shaft dump, now removed.

The copper is crystalline with some green verdigris and a small amount of quartz, chlorite matrix which is interlocked within the fronds.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Copper

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