• Cuprite with Chlorite
  • Cuprite with Chlorite
  • Cuprite with Chlorite
  • Cuprite with Chlorite
Oxides and Hydroxides

Cuprite with Chlorite

$1,200.00   €1,078  £930.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC10021
A rib of Chloritised gossany Quartz with an extremely vuggy and porous structure is richly invested with carpets of sub-mm Cuprite crystals from Wheal Gorland at St. Day, Redruth, Cornwall.  The Cuprite is metallic deep maroon with bright lustrous faces, which give a constant sparkle due to their sheer number across the specimen.  A showy display specimen of Cuprite from the famous Wheal Gorland mine.

Details

Dimensions
11.0 × 6.6 × 5.3 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Oxides and Hydroxides
Locality
Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cuprite

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