Copper, Calcite, Cuprite, Malachite

Specimen ID: 2R1-AAM

Copper : Cu
Calcite : CaCO3
Cuprite : Cu2O
Malachite : Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Mindat locality:
210mm x 100mm x 60mm
weight: 728g
Collected by:

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This is a piece of float copper I collected at the Waterbury Mine. It had a heavy coating of calcite encrusting it. The copper has a thin coating of cuprite and some malachite. Rang my detector like it was a 30 lb piece.
Jim Gawura - 4th January 2020
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