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Cuprite on Copper from Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona

 
Cuprite on Copper from Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona

Cuprite on Copper from Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona

Cuprite on Copper from Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona

Cuprite on Copper from Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 52188
Mineral:Cuprite on Copper
Locality:Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona
Description:Sparkling cluster of lustrous translucent dark-red cuprite crystals to 0.4 mm on dendritic formations of native copper with fragments of matrix in crevices collected in 1945 from the top level of the first open cut at the mine. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #567, acquired in 1987 from collection assembled in 1945
Overall Size:6.5x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:0.1-0.4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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