CHALCOSITE – FLAMBEAU MINE – U.S.A.

$470.00

For sale is a  cluster of iridescent chalcocite crystals, with a golden pink to blue iridescent  characteristic surface color. Chalcosite is an uncommon copper sulphide.  Unusual crystallization consists of large rounded aggregates showing crystal faces as well as complex eroded crystals.  It should be noted that while the production was short lived, these iridescent chalcocite crystals from the Flambeau mine are regarded as some of the best examples of this species ever found in the USA.

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For sale is a  cluster of iridescent chalcocite crystals, with a golden pink to blue iridescent  characteristic surface color. Chalcosite is an uncommon copper sulphide.  Unusual crystallization consists of large rounded aggregates showing crystal faces as well as complex eroded crystals.  It should be noted that while the production was short lived, these iridescent chalcocite crystals from the Flambeau mine are regarded as some of the best examples of this species ever found in the USA. Fine crystallized examples of chalcocite are rare, particularly so in crystals of this size.  Ex Martin Rosser collection , ex Paul Melville collection 2009. Please remember our prices are in Australian dollars.

FLAMBEAU MINE, LADYSMITH, WISCONSIN, USA.

70 x 55 x 39mm.