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Cuprite on Plancheite from Dikuluwe Mine, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 
Cuprite on Plancheite from Dikuluwe Mine, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Cuprite on Plancheite from Dikuluwe Mine, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

DESCRIPTION:No. 14060
Mineral:Cuprite on Plancheite
Locality:Dikuluwe Mine, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description: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.
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:2-13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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