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Cuprite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 7.5 × 4.5 cm
Description

Beautiful and rich specimen of sharp and deep cherry red cuprite crystals in vugs of the matrix.

Ex Armin Wendland collection.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cuprite

Formula: 
Cu2O
Strunz: 
4.AA.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
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