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

ID: CC4258

A pleasing bright specimen of Native Copper with Cuprite from the small West Wheal Jewel copper mine. (believed to have been last worked in the mid-1850s). A specimen displaying excellent areas of Native Copper crystals, and sparkling deep maroon red of Cuprite. The crystals of Cuprite measuring to around 1-2mm, associated with shards of grey slatey killas. A somewhat rare specimen from a mine closed over 150 years ago.

Details

Dimensions
8.3 × 5.7 × 1.0 cm
Categories
Locality
West Wheal Jewel, St Day, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Native

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