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Cuprite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.7 × 3.5 × 2.6 cm
Description

Dark red cuprite crystals associated to native copper. They are gemmy and very lustrous, with cubic habitus modified by the rhombic dodecahedron, which is uncommon. The red colour and gemmyness are gorgeous.

Ex Eudore Toussaint 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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