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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 57647
Mineral:Cuprite and Chrysocolla
Locality:Kolwezi District, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description:Many lustrous translucent dark-red octahedral cuprite crystals on greenish chrysocolla-coated matrix. The cuprite crystals have a metallic-like luster but show pronounced red translucency when illuminated from the rear.
Overall Size:5.5x4.5x2 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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