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Copper with Cuprite coating from Mufulira Mine, Zambian Copper Belt, Zambia

 
Copper with Cuprite coating from Mufulira Mine, Zambian Copper Belt, Zambia

Copper with Cuprite coating from Mufulira Mine, Zambian Copper Belt, Zambia

DESCRIPTION:No. 37920
Mineral:Copper with Cuprite coating
Locality:Mufulira Mine, Zambian Copper Belt, Zambia
Description:Crystallized native copper in a dense mass intergrown with minor milky quartz. The copper crystals are all coated with a reddish cuprite microcrystalline coating, obscuring the sharp crystal faces.
Overall Size:6x4.5x5 cm
Crystals:0.2-4.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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