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Cuprite on Copper from Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona

 
Cuprite on Copper from Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona

Cuprite on Copper from Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 23062
Mineral:Cuprite on Copper
Locality:Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona
Description:Arborescent formation of native copper with overgrowth in areas of translucent, ruby-red cuprite crystals up to 3 mm. When viewed under magnification, the cuprite crystals are seen as well crystallized and remarkably translucent.
Overall Size:5.5x5x2 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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