• Cuprite
  • Cuprite
  • Cuprite


$600.00   €539  £480.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC13765
A magnificent cubic Cuprite crystal measuring 8 x 8 x 7 mm nestled with other well formed but smaller crystals of Cuprite is a massive Cuprite matrix. From the classic locality of Wheal Phoenix by the village of Minions at Linkinhorne, Cornwall, the Cuprite crystals have a highly reflective metallic lustre and in transmitted light flash rich Burgundy-red. The main crystal has small modifications to its corners showing tiny octahedral faces whereas the smaller crystals are octahedral with small cubic faces present. A terrific beautifully crystallised Cuprite from Wheal Phoenix.


3.3 × 2.9 × 2.4 cm
Oxides and Hydroxides
Wheal Phoenix, Minions, Linkinhorne, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen