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    Native Copper
    Phoenix Mine, Phoenix, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA

    "A cluster of copper crystals. I got this specimen when I sold Earl Calvert's collection for the family many years after he died."
    - Rock H. Currier

    An architectural sculpture created by Mother Nature: here is a group of sharply defined Native Copper crystals sprouting from a mass of the same composition. The fact that it has a mine name is a big plus, since many Michigan Coppers don't usually have any locality data past "Michigan." There are 8+ clearly defined cubes marching in echelon on a finger of Copper.
    Overall Measurements: 1.6 x 0.8 x 0.6 inches (4.0 x 2.0 x 1.5 cm)
    Offered at no reserve

    Provenance: Ex. Earl Calvert Collection [RHC #6980, acquired 2001]

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2019
    26th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 22
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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