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Cuprite on Chrysocolla from Musonoi Mine, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 
Cuprite on Chrysocolla from Musonoi Mine, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Cuprite on Chrysocolla from Musonoi Mine, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Cuprite on Chrysocolla from Musonoi Mine, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

DESCRIPTION:No. 40447
Mineral:Cuprite on Chrysocolla
Locality:Musonoi Mine, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description:Translucent dark red cuprite twinned crystals on pale green matrix. Careful examination under magnification shows the cuprite crystals were reattached with glue. Another cavity on the bottom of the specimen has a sharp single cuprite crystal.
Overall Size:6x5x2 cm
Crystals:4-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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