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Mineral Specimen No. 76396:
Cornetite for sale from L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

This mineral specimen 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 76396:

Mineral Species: Cornetite.
Location of origin: 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: Thin plate of lustrous transparent blue cornetite crystals to 2 mm on one face of matrix with minor green chrysocolla and pseudomalachite. The cornetite crystals look beautiful when viewed under magnification. The crystals grew in a constricted cavity preventing complete crystal development. Most visible crystals are complete and undamaged. Collected ca. 1995.
Overall size: 10x7x1 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 0.5-2.0 mm
Price: $150 (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

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