Copper replacing Agate
Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 02.19.2021 | Filed under:

Copper replacing Agate

Specimen # 200471
Mineral: Copper replacing Agate
Location: Wolverine #2 Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA
Size: 2.1 x 1.6 x 0.5 cm

Description

A sliced nodule of agate, with agate bands selectively replaced with native copper (the sliced face is polished). From the Pete Richards collection, he acquired the piece from Tom Rosemeyer on June 2, 2014. So intricate – a beautiful specimen!

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