• Cuprite


$180.00   €154  £140.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC13864
A super specimen of nicely crystallised octahedral Cuprite, richly distributed throughout a vuggy and porous Quartz veinstone matrix.  From Phoenix United mine by the village of Minions in north Cornwall, the Cuprite occurs as perfectly formed octahedra of 1 to 3 mm on edge and varying between bright lustrous metallic brick red to a velvety matt crimson-red.  A choice, characteristic example and very well-priced Cuprite from the famous Phoenix United mine.


4.4 × 6.3 × 3.8 cm
Oxides and Hydroxides
Phoenix United Mine, Linkinhorne, Liskeard, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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