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Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite from Lizard, Cornwall, England

 
Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite from Lizard, Cornwall, England

Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite from Lizard, Cornwall, England

Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite from Lizard, Cornwall, England

Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite from Lizard, Cornwall, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 43357
Mineral:Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite
Locality:Lizard, Cornwall, England
Description:Lustrous red hair-like crystals of cuprite, variety chalcotrichite on limonite-coated quartz. An old pen-and-ink label is glued to the specimen dated 1899. Ex. Lindsay Greenbank; ex. Janson'sche Sammlung in 1899
Overall Size:30x22x7 mm
Crystals:0.2-1.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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