This showy and dramatic specimen features multiple intergrown "Spinel"-twins of Native Copper which are woven together to create an almost organic appearance. This one certainly has the resemblance of some kind of exotic tree that has endured the wind and weather for many years. It is incredibly eye-catching from all angles, and I would say there is not defined "front" side, as it looks good no matter which way it's displayed. There is absolutely no damage anywhere, and this is a complete "floater", as the piece is 100% crystallized all over. The combination of the deep skeletal features of the "Spinel"-twins against the well-formed positive crystals faces makes this a unique and desirable example of this fantastic material. A very attractive example of these remarkable display 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: 6.3 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm (small cabinet)
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Last updated 3 July 2022.
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