Apalachee Minerals

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CUP4908 - Cuprite with mior Chrysocolla

$300.00 Weight: 454 g

Shaba Copper Belt; Kolwezi; Katanga (Shaba) Province; Democratic Republic of the Congo
85mm x 56mm x 43mm
Classic Shaba cuprite specimen, consisting of one sharp, apparently metallic dark gray octahedral cuprite crystal 16 mm across (translucent dark red when back-lit!), sitting within a small matrix pocket with other incomplete cuprites. Associated light green chrysocolla. These have not been mined for many years. No damage to the primary cuprite.

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