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Cuprite from (Copper Queen Mine Smelter), Douglas, Cochise County, Arizona

 
Cuprite from (Copper Queen Mine Smelter), Douglas, Cochise County, Arizona

Cuprite from (Copper Queen Mine Smelter), Douglas, Cochise County, Arizona

Cuprite from (Copper Queen Mine Smelter), Douglas, Cochise County, Arizona

Cuprite from (Copper Queen Mine Smelter), Douglas, Cochise County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 46814
Mineral:Cuprite
Locality:(Copper Queen Mine Smelter), Douglas, Cochise County, Arizona
Description:Solid mass of crystallized cuprite with many shallow cavities lined with cubic and cubo-octahedral cuprite crystals to 3.5 mm. The cuprite is translucent dark red with submetallic luster. Ex. J. Cilen (1916-1997) #3695; ex. M.L. Jandorf (York, Pa.) #357
Overall Size:4.5x4x3 cm
Crystals:0.5-3.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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