Arborescent copper crystal group 16mm wide.
2771 OW402 Cuprite, Copper, Pit F0 Supergene Deposit, Boddington Gold Mine, Boddington, Western Australia
Deep red cuprite crystals in a copper matrix from the Pit F0 Supergene Deposit. Width of view 8.63mm. Stack of 100 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
1731 Copper after Cuprite, Red Dome Mine, Chillagoe, Chillagoe-Herberton District, Tablelands Region, Queensland
A rare copper pseudomorph after cuprite. Ex John Roe. Width of specimen 10mm. Stack of 38 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
Native copper from a rare locality. Measures 25x22mm. Ex Neil Kinnane Collection. Ex Brian Shelton Collection. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
Interesting cube-octahedra copper crystals. Width of view 8.63mm. Stack of 75 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
Golden barite crystals with goethite balls on the surface and native copper inclusions. Ex Bernie Day Collection. Stack of 65 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
7438 JL3591 Copper, Sliding Rock Mine, Warraweena, Beltana, Leigh Creek, North Flinders Ranges, Flinders Ranges, South Australia
Acquired by Joan Lamond in 1999 at the Castlemaine Gemkana from a tailgater from Whyalla for $0.50.
7326 JL3566 Malachite, Cuprite, Copper, Quartz, Virneberg Mine (St Josephsberg Mine), Rheinbreitbach, Unkel, Neuwied District, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Ex Museum Victoria, acquired by Joan Lamond in 1999. Width of view 2.5mm.
5713 Mcguinnessite, Copper, Dolomite, DeGrussa Copper Mine (DeGrussa Gold-Copper Mine; DeGrussa Mine), Doolgunna Station, Peak Hill Goldfield, Meekatharra Shire, Western Australia
Genie of the lamp. Colourless bladed dolomite crystals over pale blue mcguinnessite on native copper. Height of view 11mm. Stack of 160 images.
5710 Copper in Gypsum, Mission pit, Mission complex, San Xavier, Pima Mining District (Olive Mining District; Mineral Hill Mining District; Twin Buttes Mining District), Sierrita Mountains, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
Arborescent copper included in gypsum. Width of view 7.5mm. Stack of 150 images. Ex Charles Willett Collection.
Sharp native copper crystals. Specimen height 7mm. Stack of 100 images. Ex Joan Lamond Collection.
An attractive copper specimen partially altered to dark red cuprite. Video best viewed full screen.
Mass of arborescent copper. Video best viewed full screen.
4954 Cuprite, Copper, Malachite, Stoneycroft Smelter slag locality, Braithwaite District, Cumbria, England, UK
ebay bayminerals_2012. Bay Minerals. Philip Grounds, Morecambe, Lancashire, England
Thin lacy native copper. Ex Roger Colling Collection #217.
10072 Copper, 5150 Bench, East Pit, Townsite Island, Chino Mine (Santa Rita Pit; Santa Rita Mine), Santa Rita, Santa Rita District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA
Superb native copper in the shape of a sea dragon!
ex Bernie and Margaret Day Collection
8147 Chalcoalumite, Ajoite, Brochantite, Copper, Cuprite, New East Wheal Russell (South Wheal Crebor), Tavistock Hamlets, Tavistock District, Devon, England
Andy Tindle: Ajoite is listed on MinDat from England, Devon, Tavistock District, Tavistock Hamlets, New East Wheal Russell (South Wheal Crebor). No reference is given, but almost certainly the source is the British Micromount Society...
8102 Bariosincosite, Copper, Spring Creek Mine, Wilmington, South Flinders Ranges, Flinders Ranges, South Australia
ex Bernie and Margaret Day Collection
Richard Bell 2007
JL0427. Ex Museum Vic
JL1463. Brian Beyer $1
7208 JL3337 Marshite, Aurichalcite, Rush Creek, Rush Creek deposit, Big Creek-Rush Creek District, Fresno Co., California
Labelled as fresnoite from Rush Creek, Rush Creek deposit, Big Creek-Rush Creek District, Fresno Co., California. Actually marshite, etc. Ex Joan Lamond Collection, ex Roger Colling Collection.
1570 Cuprite, Copper, Gypsum, Pit F0 Supergene Deposit, Boddington Gold Mine, Boddington, Western Australia
Originally thought to be barite, but no barium in analyses, so more likely gypsum.
A neat little spray of malachite, roughly 0.6mm across, from the lesser-known Mineral Hill deposit, the Iodide Mine (Mount Iodide Mine), Mineral Hill field, Condobolin district, Kennedy Co., New South Wales. Also present on the specimen...