• Cuprite With Native Copper
  • Cuprite With Native Copper
  • Cuprite With Native Copper
  • Cuprite With Native Copper
  • Cuprite With Native Copper
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Cuprite With Native Copper

ID: CC3931

A fine early 19th century specimen of Cuprite with Native Copper from the Wheal Druid section of the Carn Brea Mine, Illogan. Wheal Druid is a very old mine amalgamated in 1832, with two other mines to become Carn Brea Mine. The specimen we have is a somewhat botryoidal display of crystallized Cuprite. The Cuprite having over grown a vein and rods-like extensions of Native Copper. A pleasing lustrous maroon red colour is seen to the Cuprite. 

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Dimensions
7.5 × 5.4 × 3.9 cm
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Locality
Wheal Druid, Carn Brea Mine, Illogan, Redruth, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cuprite

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