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Copper, Quartz, Cuprite, Tetrahedrite from United Mines, Gwennap, Cornwall, England

 
Copper, Quartz, Cuprite, Tetrahedrite from United Mines, Gwennap, Cornwall, England

Copper, Quartz, Cuprite, Tetrahedrite from United Mines, Gwennap, Cornwall, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 41592
Mineral:Copper, Quartz, Cuprite, Tetrahedrite
Locality:United Mines, Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Description:Tarnished dark native copper intermixed with milky quartz. Several areas show alteration to glassy dark red cuprite with minor tetrahedrite microcrystals. This old locality closed in 1870.
Overall Size:7x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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