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Cuprite on Chrysocolla from Kolwezi District, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 
Cuprite on Chrysocolla from Kolwezi District, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Cuprite on Chrysocolla from Kolwezi District, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Cuprite on Chrysocolla from Kolwezi District, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

DESCRIPTION:No. 55900
Mineral:Cuprite on Chrysocolla
Locality:Kolwezi District, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description:Dark translucent red octahedral cuprite crystals to 8 mm on blue-green chrysocolla filling a shallow cavity in gray matrix. The cuprite crystals have unusual concave cavities on the sides where they apparently partially dissolved.
Overall Size:5.5x3.5x4 cm
Crystals:2-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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