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CUPRITE CRYSTALS

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CUPRITE CRYSTALS
CUPRITE CRYSTALS

CUPRITE CRYSTALS

$415 $395

CUPRITE CRYSTALSCUPRITE CRYSTALS

A cluster of awesome Cuprite Crystals.  This specimen shows great octahedral crystal shape and in the sun or very bright torch the beautiful red colour is visible.  A true collection piece is rare and hard to find great Cuprite specimens like this one.  My photos don’t do this specimen justice.

Location:
Rubtsovskoe Mine, Western Siberian Region, Russia.

Dimensions:
3.8cm x 2.8cm x 2.2cm, 50g.

Cuprite: Cu2O.

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CUPRITE CRYSTALSCUPRITE CRYSTALS

A cluster of awesome Cuprite Crystals.  This specimen shows great octahedral crystal shape and in the sun or very bright torch the beautiful red colour is visible.  A true collection piece is rare and hard to find great Cuprite specimens like this one.  My photos don’t do this specimen justice.

Location:
Rubtsovskoe Mine, Western Siberian Region, Russia.

Dimensions:
3.8cm x 2.8cm x 2.2cm, 50g.

Cuprite: Cu2O.

Commonly found as an oxidation product of copper sulphides in the upper zones of veins.  Associated with Native Copper, Malachite, Azurite, Limonite and Chalcocite. A fibrous form is known as Chalcotrichite.  Name:  Named in 1845 by Wilhelm Karl von Haidinger from the Latin “cuprum,” in allusion to its composition. Haidinger renamed a previously known mineral that had been known by a wide variety of names.

 

Weight 70 g
Dimensions 5 x 5 x 4 cm