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Cuprite from Phoenix United Mine, Linkinhorne, Caradon, Cornwall, England

 
Cuprite from Phoenix United Mine, Linkinhorne, Caradon, Cornwall, England

Cuprite from Phoenix United Mine, Linkinhorne, Caradon, Cornwall, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 24400
Mineral:Cuprite
Locality:Phoenix United Mine, Linkinhorne, Caradon, Cornwall, England
Description:Many octahedral crystals of dark-red cuprite on milky quartz matrix. When viewed under magnification, the cuprite crystals can be seen to be translucent and exceptionally sharp crystal form. Most of the crystals are complete and undamaged. Ex. Robert Karr collection (California)
Overall Size:3.5x2.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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