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Cuprite over Copper from Chino Mine, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico

 
Cuprite over Copper from Chino Mine, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico

Cuprite over Copper from Chino Mine, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico

Cuprite over Copper from Chino Mine, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 60503
Mineral:Cuprite over Copper
Locality:Chino Mine, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico
Description:Rich specimen crystallized on all sides with translucent gray-red cuprite crystals completely covering a core of metallic native copper that is visible only in a few places where it was attached. The translucency is easily visible under magnification.
Overall Size:4.5x2.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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