• Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite
  • Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite
  • Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite
  • Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite
  • Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite
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Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite

$450.00   €427  £360.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC11464
An old 19th-century miniature specimen of the Cuprite variety Chalcotrichite from the South Caradon mine which worked a copper deposit in the Liskeard District of Cornwall.  Specimens of Cuprite with Chalcotrichite are very seldom seen on the mineral market nowadays.  This specimen displays a near solid mass of greyish metallic red Cuprite with many cavities lined with crystal networks of Chalcotrichite, the acicular variety of Cuprite. The outer surface has a thin zone of mixed white to blue green Chrysocolla and Malachite with tiny crystals of emerald green Brochantite and possible black Tenorite.

Details

Dimensions
3.6 × 5.8 × 2.9 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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