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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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 45710
Mineral:Cuprite on Chrysocolla
Locality:Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description:Gray metallic-looking octahedral cuprite crystals to 10 mm across in a shallow cavity lined with powdery blue-green chrysocolla. The cuprite is translucent, but the surfaces have altered to metallic appearance. Collected ca. 1992
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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