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Cuprite

#PD31217

Cuprite

#PD31217
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 3 x 4 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Cu1+2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, United States

Deep, bright red acicular crystals of Cuprite variety chalcotrichite in patches to 2cm. There are also hundreds of micro, clear, cubic crystals I believe to be Fluorite.

Cuprite

Formula
Cu1+2
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Capillary 
Cleavage
Imperfect, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
brown red, purple red, red, black 
Streak
brownish red 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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