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Mineral Specimen No. 74065:
Cornetite for sale from L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

This mineral specimen of Cornetite from L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral for sale No. 74065:

Mineral Species: Cornetite.
Location of mineral deposit: L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. (Type Locality for Cornetite) Click here to see other minerals from Type localities.
Description: Lustrous vivid-blue cornetite crystals on waxy translucent green chrysocolla covering front and rear faces of gray matrix. The cornetite crystals are quite large for the species, and exhibit flattened habit caused by growing in a narrow fracture. The crystals grew in a constricted cavity preventing complete crystal development. Most visible crystals are complete and undamaged. Ex. Joe Cilen (1916-1997) #9042; ex. Scott J. Williams (1924-1997); ex. Edna D. Doughty (1892-1989) collection #1086.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 6.5x5x2 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-4 mm
Price: $125 (plus shipping).

Mineral Cornetite for sale from L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Detail view of mineral Cornetite for sale from L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Detail view of mineral Cornetite for sale from L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Detail view of mineral Cornetite for sale from L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Detail view of mineral Cornetite for sale from L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Detail view of mineral Cornetite for sale from L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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