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SOLD Copper - vintage specimen, rare locale
Ducktown, Ducktown Mining District, Polk County
Tennessee, United States
4.1 x 3.2 x 1.7 CM (miniature)
price: $0
Early summer 2021

A rare example of crystalized native Copper from the Ducktown Mines of Tennessee. A major copper mine that closed long ago, there are very few specimens known from this region. Mindat lists Copper on the mineral lists for the locale, but there are no photos. This specimen has a great provenance, coming from the old Ossining School collection which was purchased by Peter Zodac in 1936 later obtained by Larry Conklin in the late 1960 era this was purchased by John Marshall in 1970. All labels and collection card are included. The Copper itself is composed of very small rounded crystals and botryoids on one side, and more elongated branching crystals on the other side. Any rather pure Copper that is crystalized from the Eastern USA is remarkably rare.




SOLD Copper - vintage specimen, rare locale
Ducktown, Ducktown Mining District, Polk County
Tennessee, United States
4.1 x 3.2 x 1.7 CM (miniature)
price: $0
Early summer 2021

A rare example of crystalized native Copper from the Ducktown Mines of Tennessee. A major copper mine that closed long ago, there are very few specimens known from this region. Mindat lists Copper on the mineral lists for the locale, but there are no photos. This specimen has a great provenance, coming from the old Ossining School collection which was purchased by Peter Zodac in 1936 later obtained by Larry Conklin in the late 1960 era this was purchased by John Marshall in 1970. All labels and collection card are included. The Copper itself is composed of very small rounded crystals and botryoids on one side, and more elongated branching crystals on the other side. Any rather pure Copper that is crystalized from the Eastern USA is remarkably rare.