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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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 56518
Mineral:Cuprite
Locality:Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
Description:Lustrous dark-metallic-looking cuprite crystals to 7 mm intermixes with translucent rhombohedral brown calcite-smithsonite crystals to 0.5 mm. The cuprite crystals are a combination cubic and octahedral, and are translucent red under strong lighting. Ex. David U. Trevas (1912 - 2007)
Overall Size:4x3x2 cm
Crystals:0.5-7.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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