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Copper with Cuprite from East Avoca Mine, Tigroney, County Wicklow, Ireland

 
Copper with Cuprite from East Avoca Mine, Tigroney, County Wicklow, Ireland

DESCRIPTION:No. 57597
Mineral:Copper with Cuprite
Locality:East Avoca Mine, Tigroney, County Wicklow, Ireland
Description:Crystallized spongy native copper crystals with purplish coating of cuprite microcrystals probably caused by alteration due to weathering. The copper crystals are rounded form with textured faces. Collected in July 2004
Overall Size:15x13x10 mm
Crystals:micro to 0.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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