Antlerite

Špania Dolina (Herrengrund), Banská Bystrica Co., Slovakia

Antlerite
Antlerite
Antlerite
Antlerite
Antlerite
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Article codeVI.B.0120.002

Antlerite from Špania Dolina (Herrengrund), Banská Bystrica Co., Slovakia
Most common supergene minerals (as a result of supergene processes or enrichment relatively near to the surface) are azurite, brochantite, cuprite, malachite, native copper and antlerite, like this specimen.
Overall size: 90x50x30mm. Specimen weight: 0,130 kg.
Špania Dolina ore district was one of the most prominent producers of copper in Europe. Veins and disseminated ores were exploited for more than 1000 years.
There is evidence at the deposit that copper was mined there already during the bronze age.
Most common supergene minerals (as a result of supergene processes or enrichment relatively near to the surface) are azurite, brochantite, cuprite, malachite, native copper and antlerite, like this specimen.