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Cuprite with Azurite from Burra Burra Mine, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia

 
Cuprite with Azurite from Burra Burra Mine, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia

Cuprite with Azurite from Burra Burra Mine, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia

Cuprite with Azurite from Burra Burra Mine, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia

Cuprite with Azurite from Burra Burra Mine, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia

DESCRIPTION:No. 62241
Mineral:Cuprite with Azurite
Locality:Burra Burra Mine, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
Description:Translucent dark-red cuprite crystals to 16 mm lining a shallow cavity in brown ironstone with small blue azurite crystals to 4 mm at the left end. The cuprite crystal faces have a greenish coating of microscopic malachite. Ex. Reasenberg collection #1868; ex. British Museum; ex. Arthur Russell (1878-1964); ex. Baroness Burdett-Coutts (1814-1906) collection
Overall Size:4x3x2 cm
Crystals:1-16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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