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Silver On Copper Psm Cuprite & Cuprite

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Silver On Copper Psm Cuprite & Cuprite

Pseudomorph

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Description
Locality: 
Rubtsovskoe Deposit, Rudnyi Altai, Altai Krai, Russian Federation
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.6 × 2.9 × 1.8 cm
Description

What a crazy specimen,- indistinct nice tarnished crystals of native silver perched on crystallized native copper psm. cuprite. And this crystals are accompanied by reddish-blach octahedrons of cuprite.The tip of the main cuprite is NOT damaged, it is replaced by native silver and copper as well. The single copper crystals are razor sharp, kermesin-red metallic with a fine patina. The surface of the cuprite features a distinct octahedral pattern because of numerous smaller crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Silver

Formula: 
Ag
Strunz: 
1.AA.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0

Copper

Formula: 
Cu
Strunz: 
1.AA.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0

Cuprite

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

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