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Cuprite from Dzhezkazgan, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

 
Cuprite from Dzhezkazgan, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

Cuprite from Dzhezkazgan, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

Cuprite from Dzhezkazgan, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan

DESCRIPTION:No. 43983
Mineral:Cuprite
Locality:Dzhezkazgan, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan
Description:Large dark metallic-looking cuprite crystal with octahedral form that has depressed centers in the crystal faces. The cuprite crystals are actually translucent red when viewed with strong illumination from behind. One of the crystal tips is chipped.
Overall Size:18x14x13 mm
Crystals:18 mm
Status: For reference only
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