Copper in Calcite (Jaime Bird Coll.)

Quincy Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan
Small Cabinet, 7.9 x 4.8 x 4.8 cm
Start Time: 05/13/2009 5:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 05/21/2009 5:24:53 pm (CDT)
Auction Closed

Item Description

An OLD-TIME, CLASSIC copper in calcite specimen from Michigan. The curved vug if filled with glassy and lustrous, copper in scalenohedral calcite crystals to 1.1 cm. Highly desirable and collectible material from this historic locale and the Jaime Bird Collection. Certainly around 100 years old.

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