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Cuprite in Chrysocolla from Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 
Cuprite in Chrysocolla from Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Cuprite in Chrysocolla from Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

DESCRIPTION:No. 24606
Mineral:Cuprite in Chrysocolla
Locality:Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description:Several complex crystals of dark-red cuprite in bright blue-green chrysocolla matrix. The cuprite crystals have a complex form, not simple octahedrons, and have surface pitting filled with chrysocolla. All crystals appear to be complete and undamaged.
Overall Size:4.5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:4-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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