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Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite from Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona

 
Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite from Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona

Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite from Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 64637
Mineral:Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite
Locality:Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona
Description:Transparent red acicular cuprite crystals in a patch on the end of green matrix. This acicular form of cuprite was once known as chalcotrichite that was identified in 1892 as the mineral cuprite. The specimen is mounted in a Perky box for protection. Ex. Mort Metersky collection
Overall Size:18x14x10 mm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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