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Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona

 
Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona

Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 45129
Mineral:Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite
Locality:New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona
Description:Needle-like translucent red chalcotrichite crystals, the hair-like (acicular) variety of the mineral species cuprite, completely coating one side of the specimen. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987)
Overall Size:34x17x3 mm
Crystals:0.5-1.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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