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Cuprite

ID: CC972

A very bright specimen of Cuprite from one of Cornwall's best locations for the species. The highly lustrous sparkling Cuprite forms crystals to almost 0.5cm in a modified octahedral habit. The crystals richly invest two main cavities on the specimen. Native Copper is also much in evidence as intergrown micro-crystals. There are many other Cuprite crystals all over the rest of the specimen, with Native Copper and minor white Quartz. A lovely bright specimen from the one and only famous Wheal Gorland.

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Dimensions
5.2 × 2.9 × 2.9 cm
Categories
Locality
Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cuprite

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