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Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite and Copper from Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona

 
Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite and Copper from Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona

Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite and Copper from Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 48039
Mineral:Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite and Copper
Locality:Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona
Description:Arborescent formation of native copper crystals to 3 mm intermixed with matted chalcotrichite crystals, the acicular red variety of the mineral cuprite, to 1 mm. The chalcotrichite looks beautiful when viewed under magnification.
Overall Size:4.5x4x1 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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