• Cuprite With Quartz
  • Cuprite With Quartz
  • Cuprite With Quartz
  • Cuprite With Quartz
  • Cuprite With Quartz
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Cuprite With Quartz

ID: CC3674

Bright sharply formed crystals of maroon coloured Cuprite crystals with Quartz, from one of Cornwall's best location for Cuprite crystal specimens, namely Phoenix United Mine, Minions, Cornwall. The crystals of Cuprite measuring to 1cm are richly inter grown with cubo-octahedral aspect to them. Part crystal of prismatic Quartz forms the matrix for the Cuprite. The Quartz crystals showing a central colourless core over grown by a thin white zone, with orange-brown partial coating of Goethite. The specimen comes in a black glass topped card board box. A very pleasing small cabinet specimen from the mine.

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Dimensions
4.8 × 4.5 × 2.7 cm
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Locality
Phoenix United Mine, Linkinhorne, Liskeard, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cuprite

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