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

$700.00   €588  £530.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC11462

A neat display of Cuprite variety Chalcotrichite forming two bright red nests of capillary crystals displayed in a cavity measuring to 1.3cm x 1.2cm, with a further cavity on the back edge of the specimen with Chalcotrichite. Several more cavities in the Quartz-Goethite gossan have dark maroon to red crystal aggregates of Cuprite. From South Caradon Mine, St. Cleer, Cornwall. The specimen comes with an old F. H. Butler label pre-1887. 

Details

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

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cuprite

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