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Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite with Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

 
Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite with Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite with Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite with Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 60416
Mineral:Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite with Calcite
Locality:Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona
Description:Bright red-orange hair-like chalcotrichite crystals, the acicular variety of the mineral species cuprite, to 2 mm in patches and crevices in brown matrix with transparent colorless scalenohedral calcite crystals to 1 mm.
Overall Size:4.5x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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