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

ID: CC4774

Fine reticulated inter grown nests of acicular Cuprite variety Chalcotrichite crystals probably from the Fowey Consols Mine, Tywardreath, although an old label just gives Cornwall as the location. Crystals of Chalcotrichite are seen lining many cavities in a black-light brown Goethite-Quartz Gossan. A fine specimen of the Cuprite variety from the mine.

Details

Dimensions
6.0 × 4.5 × 4.0 cm
Categories
Locality
Fowey Consols, Tywardreath, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cuprite

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