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Calcite with Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite inclusions from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona

 
Calcite with Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite inclusions from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona

Calcite with Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite inclusions from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona

Calcite with Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite inclusions from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona

Calcite with Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite inclusions from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona

Calcite with Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite inclusions from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 73516
Mineral:Calcite with Cuprite var. Chalcotrichite inclusions
Locality:New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona
Description:Lustrous transparent colorless calcite crystals with inclusions of microscopic chalcotrichite, the red hair-like variety of the mineral cuprite, that give the calcite vivid red color. The chalcotrichite inclusions are visible under 20x magnification. Ex. Fred Stohl collection
Overall Size:38x26x18 mm
Crystals:micro to 15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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