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Cuprite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

 
Cuprite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Cuprite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

DESCRIPTION:No. 55204
Mineral:Cuprite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Lustrous cuprite crystals covering front, top and rear of the specimen. The cuprite crystals appear almost black, but are actually translucent red with silky surface luster. Ex. Dr. N. Luppescu, originally acquired in 2001; ex. Kuhn collection #1253
Overall Size:5x3x2 cm
Crystals:0.5-2.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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