Epidote, Copper, Calcite, Chalcocite, Malachite, Pumpellyite, Quartz

Specimen ID: F59-JDL

Mineral(s)
Epidote : {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Copper : Cu
Calcite : CaCO3
Chalcocite : Cu2S
Malachite : Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Quartz : SiO2
Locality
Mindat locality:
Dimensions
80mm x 50mm x 32mm
Events

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Odd but interesting formation of native copper with calcite holding some of the copper together. There is also some Epidote crystals on the back, as well as tiny Chalcocite crystals. Given to me by William Wall. Obtained August 14, 2014. Collection of Alex Earl.
Alex Earl - 18th August 2014

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Olive green crystals of Epidote with clear Quartz crystals. Other minerals associated, but not in the photograph are Copper, Chalcocite, Pumpellyite?, and Malachite?. This specimen was given to me by Bill Wall. Thank you Bill.
Alex Earl - 18th August 2014

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Epidote crystals in a small vug that was opened up. Given to me by William Wall. Collection of Alex Earl.
Alex Earl - 18th August 2014

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Metallic crystals of Chalcocite stacked upon each other forming a fan, with green Malachite? on a matrix of Copper and Epidote. Other mineral associated but not in the photograph is Pumpellyite?. This specimen was given to me by William Wall, and it is in my personal collection. Thank you Bill.
Alex Earl - 18th August 2014

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This is a side view of photo 631397 to better depict the green and blue minerals associated with the Chacocite. The minerals appear to be green Malachite and blue Pumpellyite, and they are on Chalcocite covered Copper. Malachite has not been reported as coming from the Baltic Mine, however it is a possibility considering all of the copper at the locality, and due to the weathering of the copper on this particular piece, but its identification is not certain, and further analysis needs to be done to confirm this. Other mineral associated, but not in the photograph is Epidote. This specimen was given to me by William Wall, and it is in my personal collection. Thank you Bill.
Alex Earl - 19th August 2014

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Black metallic crystals of Chalcocite with green Malachite? and blue Pumpellyite? on Quartz. Other minerals associated, but not in the photograph are Epidote and Copper. This specimen was given to me by William Wall, and it is in my personal collection. Thank you Bill.
Alex Earl - 19th August 2014
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