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Cuprite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Cuprite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Cuprite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 23602
Mineral:Cuprite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Many dark-red cuprite crystals lining shallow cavities in matrix, with minor white calcite. Under magnification the cuprite can be seen to be quite translucent and well crystallized. With old labels dating to 1974. Ex. John Durkos collection #814
Overall Size:6x4x4 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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