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Cuprite on Limonite from Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

 
Cuprite on Limonite from Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

Cuprite on Limonite from Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

Cuprite on Limonite from Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 46122
Mineral:Cuprite on Limonite
Locality:Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona
Description:Unusual specimen of red to gray cuprite crystal coating 3-4 mm thick in rounded formations with a layered brown limonite core exposed on front and rear sides. Scattered throughout the limonite base are sharp octahedral cuprite crystals to 1 mm. Ex. Joe Cilen (1916-1997) #18157
Overall Size:7x6x4 cm
Crystals:0.5-1.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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