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Cuprite

#12598

Cuprite

#12598
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 5.5 x 2 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Cu1+2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Ray mine, Pinal Co., Arizona, United States

The red really came out in the Cuprite when I took these photos. It is an interesting specimen though with hudreds of tiny Cuprite crystals on a yellow limonitic matrix.

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.

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