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Cuprite

ID: CC5661

A fine specimen of Cuprite from Wheal Phoenix, Linkinhorne,  with practically well-formed Cuprite crystals measure to 7mm, displaying combinations of the cubo-octahedron and dodecahedral faces. Several Cuprite crystals are in intergrown association, all with a near metallic lustre and deep maroon-red colour formed on a Goethite and Quartz matrix. A pleasing Cuprite crystal specimen from a Cornish mine well regarded for Cuprite specimens.

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Dimensions
4.8 × 3.7 × 2.0 cm
Categories
Ex. Glyn Cunnick Collection, Classic Minerals
Locality
Wheal Phoenix, Linkinhorne, Liskeard, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cuprite

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