• Cuprite with Dolomite and Mimetite
  • Cuprite with Dolomite and Mimetite
  • Cuprite with Dolomite and Mimetite
Fluorite and Halides

Cuprite with Dolomite and Mimetite

$700.00   €625  £550.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC15564
A stunning and very rich specimen of Cuprite from the Tsumeb mine with crystals and platy crystalline areas lining the shallow open vugs and crevices of a granular Dolomitic matrix.  The Cuprite forms a roughly 5 x 1.5 cm solid area of rich, deep Burgundy-red intergrown crystals with a brilliant metallic-silver lustre.  Complex and simple forms of octahedral Cuprite cover many other areas of the display face.  Minor pale lemon Mimetite crystals occur rarely.  An excellent and eye-catching Cuprite from Tsumeb.

Details

Dimensions
6.9 × 5.3 × 2.8 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Fluorite and Halides, Oxides and Hydroxides, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Locality
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cuprite, Dolomite, Mimetite

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