Native copper, cuprite and malachite

Native copper, cuprite and malachite

New Cliffe Hill quarry, Stanton under Bardon, Markfield, Leicestershire, England

2442

This specimen, from the find in the mid 1990's, consists of massive and macro-crystalline cuprite enclosing native copper wires which thread throughout the specimen and areas of malachite part coating the surface. Interesting specimen.

Formula: Cuprite Cu2O; Native Copper Cu; Malachite Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

Status: Sold

Dimensions: 38x35x40mm

Size: Miniature (M)

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