Peacock ore main content.
Peacock Ore AMNH/R.Mickens

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This massive ore is composed of the copper-rich sulfide minerals covellite (purple and blue) and bornite (blue-black). Flowing, copper-rich water transformed a copper-poor rock into this unusually copper-rich ore.  

Provided by Falconbridge Limited, Timmins, Ontario, Canada

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