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Copper On Calcite

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Copper On Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.1 × 2.9 × 2.1 cm
Description

Numerous of elongated crystals of native copper reminiscent of wires. They are exceeding superb defined, razor sharp and showing a coper-red colour with a beautiful tarnishing. They are accompanied by rhombohedral , sharp calcite. A fine piece in good shape. Calcite is not perfect, the copper is.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Copper

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

Calcite

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

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