Brochantite on Cuprite (rich ore)

Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona
Large Cabinet, 18.5 x 13.0 x 7.8 cm
Start Time: 12/03/2009 6:30:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 12/10/2009 6:45:00 pm (CST)
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Item Description

Lustrous sprays of pretty green, acicular brochantite crystals cover the LARGE CABINET matrix of SOLID, massive cuprite on this showy and excellent old-timer from the famous mines at Bisbee. The brochantite has a beautiful chatoyant character to it! Ex Dennis Mullane Bisbee Collection. Very rich copper ore! 7.9 pounds or over 3.5 kilos. MUCH BETTER IN PERSON!

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