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Cuprite Var Chalcotrichite

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Cuprite Var Chalcotrichite

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Description
Locality: 
Fowey Consols, Tywardreath, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 5.5 × 4 cm
Description

Bright red chalcotrichite in needles to 2 mm in length on quartz, limonite matrix.

Good old time specimen from this classic location.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cuprite

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

Chalcotrichite

Variety Of: 

Cuprite

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