A fantastic specimen of Native Copper from the Rocklands Mine in Australia. The piece is robust, showy, sculptural and reminds me of a big spiked club or mace with it protruding pointed octahedral faces which are flaring out of a beautiful elongated "Spinel"-twin at the base. The combination of the incredibly well formed faces against the skeletal / "hoppered" formations of the twin itself is striking and very well-pronounced in this specimen. You rarely see such well-formed crystal faces on this material, and this piece is certainly one of the best we've handled in that respect. No damage anywhere and the piece is completely crystallized on all sides, making it a "floater". A superb example of these supremely fine quality Coppers. The Rocklands Mine (also known as the Rocklands Group Copper Project) is a large copper deposit in northwestern Queensland, Australia and wasn't known primarily for producing much in the way of specimens. We started to see some arborescent / dendritic specimens of Copper trickling out in 2017, but in 2019 there was a major discovery of significant and important CRYSTALLIZED Copper specimens! At the Tucson Show in 2020, we were fortunate have a good friend who works at the mine, and gave us first choice to hand select from a parcel that he brought especially for us.
Locality: Rocklands Mine, Cloncurry, Cloncurry Shire, Queensland, Australia
Specimen Size: 5.0 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm (miniature)
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Last updated 3 July 2022.
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