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Copper with Cuprite

#RW62082

Copper with Cuprite

#RW62082
Availability
Sold
Size
10 x 7 x 7 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
Cu (RRUFF)
Locality
Morenci mine, Greenlee Co., Arizona, United States
Tagged
ore mineral , native element

This specimen can be described as typical rich copper ore. The veins are 3 to 4cm thick with Chrysocolla. Most of what you can see in the photos is Cuprite with areas red chalcotrichite, a variety of Cuprite. In the second photo, you can easily see native Copper. 

Copper

Formula
Cu 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Nodular, Arborescent 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
brown, copper red, light pink, red 
Streak
rose 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Hackly 
Hardness
2.5-3 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection
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