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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 46492
Mineral:Cuprite
Locality:Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona
Description:Sparkling cluster of metallic-looking dark-red cubo-octahedral cuprite crystals coating the surfaces of a convoluted cavity. With strong illumination the cuprite crystals show they are actually translucent. Ex. Robert P. Bates (1926-2008) collection #057
Overall Size:23x15x12 mm
Crystals:0.5-1.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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