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Locality: Malbunka Copper Mine (Namatjira's Copper Prospect; Areyonga Copper Deposit), Areyonga, Alice Springs, Gardiner Range, MacDonnell Shire, Northern Territory, Australia

Posted by: Dehne McLaughlin

It got pretty good in 2012 when we hit outstanding specimens in the faulted rock of the new 2012 exploration drive. In 2012 we were still all about exploration trying to delineate a resource. This 5 inch wide sun specimen was an inspiring find.

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