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Native Copper Psm

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Native Copper Psm

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Description
Locality: 
Katanga Copper Crescent, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.4 × 0.2 × 0.2 cm
Description

This hexagonal bipyramidal copper specimen comes from a much larger piece that is build up by a plate of massive copper on both sides hexagonal bipyramidal granular pseudomorph copper crystals, like the one here. The original mineral after which the pseudomorph was formed is not clear, one would expect cuprite but the crystal structure suggests quartz. No literature information found yet on this type of pseudomorph. The specimen comes from a collection that was put together by a former UMHK engineer who worked in Congo in the 1950s.

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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