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Cuprite On Dolomite

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Cuprite On Dolomite

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Description
Locality: 
Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi, Lualaba, DR Congo
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 7.5 × 5.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.50cm
Description

Very nice cuprite crystals on dolomite matrix that has been trimmed. Came out from Mashamba West.
Weight: 290gr

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cuprite

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

Dolomite

Formula: 
CaMg(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Rhombohedral
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
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