Copper (Mullane Coll.)

Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona
Small Cabinet, 9.5 x 9.2 x 6.0 cm
Start Time: 11/14/2009 7:00:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 11/24/2009 7:15:00 pm (CST)
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Item Description

A showy, old-time and hefty specimen of solid crystallized copper from the famous mines at Bisbee and the Dennis Mullane Collection. This excellent, arborescent piece consists of spinel-twins, tetrahexahedrons and hackly copper crystals. The "thumb" or branch is 4.8 cm long and the spinel-twins reach 4.3 cm. The copper crystals have a nice patina. A larger than normal and fine copper specimen from Bisbee. 757 grams or nearly 1.7 pounds of pure copper.

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