Brochantite, Cuprite
Large Cabinet, 18.5 x 13.0 x 7.8 cm
Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
Lustrous sprays of pretty green, acicular brochantite crystals cover the large cabinet matrix of solid, massive cuprite on this excellent old-time specimen from the famous mines at Bisbee. The brochantite has a beautiful chatoyant character to it. Ex. Dennis Mullane Bisbee Collection. Very rich copper ore, weighing 7.9 pounds or over 3.5 kilograms.