• Cuprite
  • Cuprite
  • Cuprite


$450.00   €404  £340.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC12630
An interesting specimen of micro-crystallised Cuprite which cements brecciated fragments and shards of iron-stained milky Quartz. From Wheal Gorland in St. Day, in the parish of Gwennap, Cornwall, the Cuprite appears as lustrous metallic grey crystalline granules with a reddish hue and slight reddish patina.  A rich example of this habit of Cuprite from this most famous Cornish mine.


8.4 × 5.8 × 3.4 cm
Oxides and Hydroxides
Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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