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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 41958
Mineral:Cuprite on Chrysocolla
Locality:Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description:Superb miniature specimen of translucent dark-red cuprite crystals on contrasting green chrysocolla-coated matrix. The cuprite crystals are octahedral form with sub-metallic luster. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #314; acquired in 1984 from S. Wilensky
Overall Size:4x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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