• Cuprite
  • Cuprite
  • Cuprite
Gallery

Cuprite

$600.00   €510  £460.00 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.

Details

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

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

Related Mineral Specimens

Chalcosiderite
$200
 Wheal Phoenix, Minions, Linkinhorne, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England, Europe
A rich specimen of dark emerald-green Chalcosiderite on iron-rich brecciated Quartz from Wheal...
Libethenite
$300
 Wheal Phoenix, Minions, Linkinhorne, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England, Europe
An excellent 2 x 1 cm patch of beautifully crystallised Libethenite crystals, each to about 0.8 mm...
Turquoise var. Rashleighite
$1,200
 Wheal Phoenix, Minions, Linkinhorne, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England, Europe
Ferrian (iron-rich) Turquoise is given the varietal name Rashleighite, named for the famous Cornish...
Chalcosiderite
$300
 Wheal Phoenix, Minions, Linkinhorne, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England, Europe
Chalcosiderite is a copper iron phosphate hydroxide and is one of the classic minerals from Wheal...