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Cuprite

ID: CC481
Beautiful deep red, well formed to modified crystals of Cuprite, just under 1cm width lining a small cavity 2cm x 2cm. The matrix is gossanous showing small negative Quartz imprints and has a partial drusy coating of microcrystals of Cuprite with a scattering of several small crystals. Lovely colour in this pre 1900's piece.

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Dimensions
4.5 × 3.0 × 2.5 cm
Categories
Locality
Wheal Phoenix, Linkinhorne, Liskeard, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cuprite

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