• Cuprite on Native Copper
  • Cuprite on Native Copper
  • Cuprite on Native Copper
  • Cuprite on Native Copper
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Cuprite on Native Copper

ID: CC1548

A fine specimen of Cuprite on Native Copper from Tsumeb. The Cuprite forms sharp intergrown clusters of equant octahedral crystals to 0.7cm on edge. The Cuprite has grown on sprigs and branches of crystalline Native Copper. A small amount of creamy Dolomite is in association with the Cuprite and Native Copper. A well crystallised specimen from Tsumeb, with good sized Cuprites.

Details

Dimensions
5.5 × 2.9 × 1.7 cm
Categories
Locality
Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cuprite

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