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Cuprite and Native Copper from Wheal Basset, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England

 
Cuprite and Native Copper from Wheal Basset, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England

Cuprite and Native Copper from Wheal Basset, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England

Cuprite and Native Copper from Wheal Basset, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England

Cuprite and Native Copper from Wheal Basset, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 36392
Mineral:Cuprite and Native Copper
Locality:Wheal Basset, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England
Description:Translucent dark red octahedral cuprite crystals up to 4 mm intergrown with native copper and milky quartz. The cuprite crystals are visible on all sides of the specimen especially in the many cavities. Ex. Rashleigh ca. 1850; ex. R.J. King in 1980; ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #2873
Overall Size:8x6x5 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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