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Cuprite with Malachite coating from Emke Mine, Onganja, Namibia

 
Cuprite with Malachite coating from Emke Mine, Onganja, Namibia

Cuprite with Malachite coating from Emke Mine, Onganja, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 39438
Mineral:Cuprite with Malachite coating
Locality:Emke Mine, Onganja, Namibia
Description:Large elongated cubo-octahedral cuprite crystal 38 mm long with thin green malachite surface coating. The cuprite is exposed on the bottom and is seen to be translucent red (I am tempted to dissolve the malachite away with acid).
Overall Size:4x2x2 cm
Crystals:38 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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