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Paramelaconite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Algomah Mine, Houghton County, Michigan, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 4 × 2.5 cm
Description

Sharp metallic crystals of the extremely rare mineral paramelaconite on matrix from one of the few localities known. Paramelaconite is a very sought after mineral and in recent years have been seen very rarely on the mineral market, where it command very high prices.

Associated minerals in the specimen are green chrysocolla and black massive tenorite. Ex.George Katzmarek collection.

 

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Paramelaconite

Formula: 
Cu2Cu2O3
Strunz: 
4.AA.15
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Copper Queen Mine (Halero Mine), Queen Hill, Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA

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