• Cuprite Var Chalcotrichite
  • Cuprite Var Chalcotrichite
  • Cuprite Var Chalcotrichite
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Cuprite Var Chalcotrichite

ID: CC1068

A great specimen of Chalcotrichite from one of the few mines to have produced this variety of Cuprite. The Chalcotrichite forms nests of intergrown hair-like acicular crystals richly investing lots of cavities in a Quartz-Gossan matrix. The Chalcotrichite has the typical bright red lustrous colour. A fine specimen from the Fowey Consols Mine.

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Dimensions
4.5 × 2.9 × 2.2 cm
Categories
Locality
Fowey Consols, Tywardreath, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cuprite

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