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Cuprite

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Cuprite

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Locality: 
Chessy-les-Mines, Villefranche, Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.1 × 1.1 × 0.8 cm
Description

A sharp terminated octahedral crystal in excellent condition. The faces are not etched and show even satiny luster. Such sharp crystals came rare! A very fine single crystal in excellent condition!

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Cuprite

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