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Native Copper & Roxbyite

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Native Copper & Roxbyite

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Locality: 
Begega, Asturias, Spain
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.6 × 7.4 × 5.8 cm
Description

Quite an exceptional specimen of native copper with superbly well developed crystals on contrasting matrix. Most of the crystals are accented by excellent but tiny roxbyite crystals. There is even a cluster of native copper crystals covered by native copper wires.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Copper

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

Roxbyite

Formula: 
Cu9S5
Strunz: 
2.BA.05
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Olympic Dam Mine, Roxby Downs, Stuart Shelf, South Australia, Australia
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