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Cuprite from Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

 
Cuprite from Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

Cuprite from Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 25250
Mineral:Cuprite
Locality:Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona
Description:Translucent cubic crystals of dark red cuprite lining shallow cavities in black matrix. Looks beautiful under magnification with many cubic crystals in parallel orientation. Classic specimen from Bisbee described in many references.
Overall Size:5x2.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:.5-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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