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Cuprite var. chalcotrichite

#RW48094

Cuprite var. chalcotrichite

#RW48094
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 4 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Cu1+2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Morenci mine, Greenlee Co., Arizona, United States
Tagged
copper

A 9mm felted mass of Cuprite variety chalcotrichite in Calcite. 

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
Robert J. Waidler Collection
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