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The earliest known metal artifacts in America were made from copper by native tribes over 7000 years ago, and prospectors in Michigan can still find plenty of copper today Native copper comes in many interesting shapes as well, and can actually have a striking resemblance to high-grade gold nuggets and specimens...

Unburied Treasure - Lake Superior Magazine

The Copper-Rich Keweenaw During the latest heyday of regional copper mining in the Upper Peninsula from 1845 to 1968, more than 11 billion pounds of native copper were extracted, mainly in the Keweenaw and Ontonagon County to the southwest But copper extraction came with prehistoric people more than 10,000 years ago, including on Isle Royale...

Central States Archaeological Societies :: NATIVE COPPER ,

Native copper nugget number eleven was a "mother lode" for production Ken Flood has cut specimens, such as number eleven, into thin slices from native copper float or amygdules with diamond saws for display and mineral sale...

Cleaning up a native copper sample? : geology - reddit

Cleaning up a native copper sample? (selfgeology) submitted 4 years ago by BombsJello Obtained a (potentially) really neat native copper sample this summer and am looking at cleaning it up One of my coworkers recommended putting the sample in vinegar to erode away the rock the copper is encased in, but so far it only appears that the copper ....

Native Float Copper | Roth's Rocks

Native Copper Specimens: If you need large quantities of Native Copper or Float Copper then you have come to the right place Roth’s Rocks will help you out! Get a hold of us and let’s make a deal Copper Healing Properties: Copper is considered a mineral of energy and mental agility In legend, copper is said to be the metal of the God ....

Native Copper Minerals from Michigan - The Rock Shed

Copper $3000: M255hb A nice specimen of natural Copper from Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan This is natural native copper which has been removed from the matrix rock which was surrounding it It is the natural native copper just as it formed in the rock It measures 3 3/4" x 3" x 2 7/8" and weighs nearly 3/4 pounds Very nice!...

6 Native Copper Specimens - weinrichmineralsinc

A set of six crystallized native copper specimens from Namibia, with the largest measuring 40 x 20 x 10 cm All are in good condition Shipping weight: 023 pounds...

Copper Nuggets Mining Natural Copper Specimens

The earliest known metal artifacts in America were made from copper by native tribes over 7000 years ago, and prospectors in Michigan can still find plenty of copper today Native copper comes in many interesting shapes as well, and can actually have a striking resemblance to high-grade gold nuggets and specimens...

Cleaning Coins Experiment [Procedure And Explanation]

Cleaning Coins Experiment [Procedure And Explanation] Today is the day you take out your old coins and declare this day, coin cleaning day Get your copper coins out of the containers where they’ve been hiding for many years and get them cleaned...

Is this Native Copper? - Friendly Metal Detecting Forums

Feb 11, 2012· The shiny stuff at the rockshop has been cleaned,native copper often has a crust or film of secondary copper oxides or carbonate on itthe copper oxides are cuprite which is red, and the carbonates are either (or both) malachite which is green or azurite which is blue Yours looks like a native copper specimen...

Float Copper - Mineralogical Society of America

Volume 9, pages 23-26, 1924 SOME UNUSUAL SPECIMENS OF "FLOAT" COPPER 1 EDWARD H KRAUS, University of Michigan In August 1923, the Mineralogical Laboratory of the University of Michigan received a large mass of native copper from the copper district in the northern part of Michigan which proved not only of interest to mineralogists but also of great importance to American ,...

Cleaning mineral specimens: a guide for mineral collectors ,

Once clean, the mineral should be rinsed under running water, and is best soak in frequently changed water for an equal amount of time that soaked in the SIO Conclusion I stayed clear of the more hazardous hydrofluoric, sulfuric, nitric acids and treatments for specialized uses such as cleaning native copper...

silverroom - The Mineral Gallery

Incredibly aesthetic specimen of Native Wire Silver! When it comes to fine Native Wire Silver specimens from Freiberg, this specimen is literally a work of art! With a wonderful balance and its stunning eye appeal, this rates as one of the most attactive (and unique) specimens I've ever seen or offered on the website...

How to clean copper naturally | MNN - Mother Nature Network

How to clean copper naturally Copper is found in many fine items, such as jewelry and pots Over time, though, the surrounding air causes the metal to tarnish, and who wants to dis...

goldroom - The Mineral Gallery

Historic specimen of crystalline Native Gold on altered Rhyolite with Quartz matrix! A very rich specimen of Native Gold from a locality that is tied to one of the most famous ghost towns in America - Rhyolite, Nevada! The photo above shows the brilliant Gold dendrites which are bright in ,...

Native Copper Specimens from Morocco | Silver Cove Ltd ,

Native Copper is the name of a type of uncombined Copper that occurs as a natural mineral Interestingly enough, Copper is one of the few metallic elements that occurs in native form, and it was an important ore of Copper used by pre-historic culture These Native Copper specimens have incredible natural depth and exceptional character!...

Gallery of native element minerals for sale: native gold ,

Below is a gallery of Native Element mineral specimens for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals in New York City, NY Native elements are naturally occurring mineral specimens of pure elements Included in this group are native elements for sale of native gold, native silver, native copper, native lead, native arsenic, bismuth, sulfur, platinum, antimony, diamonds, and graphite...

Copper specimens for sale | Minfind

Best specimens with Copper for sale Cookies on the Minfind website We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website...

Clean tarnished silver and copper the easy way – Arizona ,

Clean tarnished silver and copper the easy way May 15, , There is a much easier way to clean silver and copper using things you already have around the house The photos show my results at cleaning a silver bowl and some copper objects I cleaned just half of each object to show the before and after , and a piece of native copper I ....

Native Copper - crystalclassicscouk

A classic specimen of intergrown Native Copper crystals from the Central Mine, Keweenaw Co, Michigan, USA A specimen displaying a composite Native Copper crystal measuring to a good 45 cm with some further crystal to 25 cm, and areas of white Calcite...

Tips for Cleaning Your Minerals

TIPS FOR CLEANING YOUR MINERALS Table of Contents: , Lacquering silver and copper specimens after cleaning will keep them bright for a long time Most copper cleaned with cyanide will have a rosy hue for a day or so after cleaning but on exposure to air will return to a nice copper...

Mixed Minerals 2, page 2 - Hummingbird Minerals

Float native Copper specimens are natural Glaciers more than 10,000 years ago scraped the rocks of the Keweenaw Peninsula and they picked up native Copper from deposits at the surface When the glaciers melted, pieces of naturally smooth native Copper were deposited along with sands and gravels...

Mineral Ore Samples - booksgeology

A fairly flat , but 3D piece of native copper with a little rock matrix : Native Copper Mineral # 1809 Ray Mine, Arizona 65 x 5 x 1 cm, 1031 grams $ 55 A clean 3D piece of native copper with virtually no matrix: Native Copper Mineral # 1809 Another view with a change in light source: Native Copper Mineral # 1810 Caledonia Mine, Ontonagon ....

Copper Mineral Specimens Gallery M&W Minerals

Copper Falls Mine, Copper Falls, near Eagle Harbor, Keweenaw County, Michigan, USA 35 x 3 x 1 cm $75 18 Copper Crystals Lake Superior Copper District, Michigan, USA 16 x 5 x 3 cm $150 6049 Datolite with Epidote and Native Copper Ridge Mine, Ontonagon Co, Michigan 42 x 17 x 1 cm $50 2925 Datolite, Copper, Microcline, and Epidote...

Native Copper specimen for sale - Stonebridge Imports Ltd

Native Copper Specimen Natural copper specimen mined in Michigan, USA A little piece of history: Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula is the most important locality in the world for pure native copper Mining began in1845 and continues until 1982 and over 7 million tons of refined copper were recovered from Michigan’s copper min...

Copper: The mineral native Copper information and pictures

Copper may have impurities, but is commonly in a fairly pure state Native copper is found only in small quantities throughout the world, but there are a few areas that are rich in findings, such as the Keweenaw Peninsula in Michigan Well crystallized specimens are not common, and are very much sought after...

Copper Mineral Specimens for Sale - Dakota Matrix Minerals

This specimen also contains a bit of Silver Well over 6 million tons of native Copper has been mined from these deposits which stretch the entire length of upper Michigan from Wisconsin to Keweenaw point The Copper occurs within open-space fillings and replacements in amygdaloidal flow tops of the ,...

Keweenaw Michigan field trip - Mineralogical Society of ,

Classic specimens are "half-breeds", combinations of copper and silver Silver is found in crystallized specimens, especially from the White Pine Mine Most of the miners and mining captains high-graded any native silver specimens It was profitable to ship the ore to Germany to separate out the silver and return the copper...

Keweenaw Michigan field trip - Mineralogical Society of ,

Classic specimens are "half-breeds", combinations of copper and silver Silver is found in crystallized specimens, especially from the White Pine Mine Most of the miners and mining captains high-graded any native silver specimens It was profitable to ship the ore to Germany to separate out the silver and return the copper...

Central States Archaeological Societies :: NATIVE COPPER ,

Native copper nugget number eleven was a "mother lode" for production Ken Flood has cut specimens, such as number eleven, into thin slices from native copper float or amygdules with diamond saws for display and mineral sale...