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|Cuprite on Plancheite
|Dikuluwe Mine, 155 WNW of Lubumbashi, Katanga Copperbelt, Lualaba Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
|Sharp octahedral crystal of dark red cuprite 13 mm across on green-blue plancheite matrix. The cuprite is translucent, under side illumination red color is easily seen. Very clean. All crystals complete and undamaged. With old label from H. Obodda.
|For reference only
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