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TitleNative copper in basalt
DescriptionThis sample contains highly tarnished native copper in basalt. It is 5 cm across. It comes from the Keewenaw Penninsula of Michigan, once a major copper mining region.
LocationUSA ▹ Michigan. Near Houghton.
PhotographerDarla Sondrol. 2001-06-25.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #5.
Key wordsnative copper, copper, ore, Michigan
Tech details597 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number850