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Cuprite from Cornwall, England

 
Cuprite from Cornwall, England

Cuprite from Cornwall, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 34051
Mineral:Cuprite
Locality:Cornwall, England
Description:Dark red cuprite crystals up to 2 mm intergrown with bladed white barite(?) crystals up to 15 mm. The cuprite is translucent and well crystallized. Old label states it came from an old Cornish collection, but the mine name was unknown.
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:2-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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