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Cuprite from Santa Rita Open Pit Mine, Grant County, New Mexico

 
Cuprite from Santa Rita Open Pit Mine, Grant County, New Mexico

Cuprite from Santa Rita Open Pit Mine, Grant County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 31533
Mineral:Cuprite
Locality:Santa Rita Open Pit Mine, Grant County, New Mexico
Description:Cubic crystals of dark red cuprite on reddish cuprite-rich matrix. The best crystals are nestled in a small pocket and are best viewed under magnification. Old collection #648
Overall Size:4.5x4x2 cm
Crystals:.5-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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