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Cuprite from Chino Mine, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico

 
Cuprite from Chino Mine, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico

Cuprite from Chino Mine, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 44999
Mineral:Cuprite
Locality:Chino Mine, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico
Description:Thin vein formation of dark-red translucent cuprite with cubic crystals on the upper half where a void in the vein permitted complete crystal development. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987)
Overall Size:28x25x12 mm
Crystals:1-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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