Covellite Photos  
Cochise College               
Photos of Minerals
Geology Home Page

Roger Weller, geology instructor

wellerr@cochise.edu    copyright 2010-R.Weller 

 
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a polished heart made of covellite
Covellite is copper sulfide.  It is a rather unique mineral because it has a
micaceous structure and a deep blue metallic color.  This heart is the only
pieces of polished covellite that I have ever encountered.

 

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Photo is copyright free only for non-commercial educational uses.
Just credit photo to R.Doehrel/Cochise College.


Specimen courtesy of Renee Doehrel