• Cuprite with Native Copper
  • Cuprite with Native Copper
  • Cuprite with Native Copper
  • Cuprite with Native Copper
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Cuprite with Native Copper

$500.00   €447  £380.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC13909
Beautiful cubic crystals of Cuprite intergrown with Native Copper form a porous granular cabinet specimen scattered with opaque milky-Quartz crystals.  This is a great example of Cuprite from Wheal Gorland which worked intermittently between 1792 to 1909, becoming one of Cornwall’s most famous mines. The Cuprite forms translucent claret-red cubic crystals of typically 1 mm on edge and the Native Copper occurs as both granular and complex isometric crystals with a light chocolate-copper patina.

Details

Dimensions
9.9 × 6.7 × 4.5 cm
Categories
Native Elements, Oxides and Hydroxides
Locality
Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cuprite

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