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Copper

#AH53381

Copper

#AH53381
Availability
Sold
Size
13 x 5.5 x 5.5 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
Cu (RRUFF)
Locality
Cashin mine, Montrose Co., Colorado, United States
Tagged
native element

Native Copper deeply tarnished in gangue of Kaoline and siltstone. Masses of Copper up to 500 pounds are recorded from the Cashin mine. The Cashin mine was discovered in 1896 and is located in the La Sal mining district of Paradox Valley close to La Sal creek.

Copper

Formula
Cu 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Nodular, Arborescent 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
brown, copper red, light pink, red 
Streak
rose 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Hackly 
Hardness
2.5-3 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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