Cabinet, 12.4 x 2.3 x 2.3 cm
5100 Bench East Pit Townsite Island, Chino Mine Bayard Grant Co., NM
Ex. Chris Cowan
Sinuous and doubly terminated, this elongated crystal of copper is also twinned by the spinel law. The viewer can discern a central spine which is the twinning plane of the copper. The color of the specimen varies from chocolate brown to reddish brown and the crystal exhibits a matte luster.