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Cuprite from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

 
Cuprite from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

Cuprite from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 35790
Mineral:Cuprite
Locality:Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona
Description:Two different forms of cuprite lining shallow veins in brown limonite matrix: translucent red octahedral cuprite crystals up to .5 mm with acicular red chalcotrichite variety of cuprite in crystals up to 1 mm. Looks beautiful under magnification.
Overall Size:7x4x1.5 cm
Crystals:.1-1 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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