• Cuprite variety Chalcotrichite
  • Cuprite variety Chalcotrichite
  • Cuprite variety Chalcotrichite
  • Cuprite variety Chalcotrichite

Cuprite variety Chalcotrichite

$700.00   €600  £510.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC11462
An excellent miniature of Chalcotrichite, the acicular variety of Cuprite, forming two bright pinkish-red nests of capillary crystals displayed in a cavity measuring to 1.3 x 1.2 cm, with a further vug on the back edge of the specimen having deeper, more cherry red Chalcotrichite crystals.  Several more cavities in the Quartz-Goethite gossan have dark maroon to red crystal aggregates of Cuprite.  From South Caradon mine at St. Cleer in north Cornwall.  The specimen comes with an old F. H. Butler label (pre-1887) of 180 Brompton Road, London, SW.


5.8 × 4.2 × 2.7 cm
Oxides and Hydroxides
South Caradon Mine, St Cleer, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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