Chalcocite, Quartz
Cabinet, 10.5 x 8.2 x 3.0 cm
Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
A superb, old-time, classic specimen of sharp, striated, lustrous, dark metallic-gray chalcocite prisms richly covering the drusy quartz-covered matrix plate from the Bristol Copper Mine, Connecticut. 100+ years old. The accompanying Larry Conklin label states that the piece was purchased from Ward's in 1940.