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Cuprite on Quartz from Cornwall, England

 
Cuprite on Quartz from Cornwall, England

Cuprite on Quartz from Cornwall, England

Cuprite on Quartz from Cornwall, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 69737
Mineral:Cuprite on Quartz
Locality:Cornwall, England
Description:Double-sided specimen of lustrous cubo-octahedral cuprite crystals to 5 mm with quartz crystals to 7 mm on the rear that are coated with sooty gray microcrystals, possibly chalcocite. The cuprite crystals exhibit red translucency under magnification. Ex. Irving Horowitz collection #334
Overall Size:4x3x1.8 cm
Crystals:micro to 7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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