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Cuprite & Calcite & Native Copper

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Cuprite & Calcite & Native Copper

Ex J & S Mommers Collection.

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Description
Locality: 
Black Star Open Cut, Mount Isa, Mount Isa City Shire, Queensland, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.7 × 3.2 × 2.8 cm
Description

A branching cluster of native copper encapsuled in botyroidal calcite studded with lusterous reddish black cuprite crystals

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cuprite

Formula: 
Cu2O
Strunz: 
4.AA.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White

Copper

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