Mindat Logo

Cuprite, Copper

Cuprite : Cu2O, Copper : Cu
minID: 0NU-EK3

Photo Copyright © Rob Lavinsky & irocks.com  - This image is copyrighted. Unauthorized reproduction prohibited.
Dimensions: 4.7 cm x 2.2 cm x 0.8 cm

4.7 x 2.2 x 0.8 cm. A really fine, floater specimen of lustrous, brick-red cuprite coating a very aesthetic, arborescent cluster of spinel-twinned copper crystals from the well-known Rio Tinto Mine of Elk County, Nevada. An excellent, highly crystallized copper from this locale. Ex. Dave Stoudt Collection.

This photo has been shown 364 times

Photo added: 8th Apr 2009

View User Page & Photos View Cuprite Gallery Create Talk Page Light Background

Mineral and/or Locality  
Search Google  
Copyright © Jolyon Ralph and Ida Chau 1993-2014. Site Map. Locality, mineral & photograph data are the copyright of the individuals who submitted them. Site hosted & developed by Jolyon Ralph. Mindat.org is an online information resource dedicated to providing free mineralogical information to all. Mindat relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters. Mindat does not offer minerals for sale. If you would like to add information to improve the quality of our database, then click here to register.
Current server date and time: December 18, 2014 00:57:59
Mineral and Locality Search
and/or Locality:
Fade toolbar when not in focusFix toolbar to bottom of page
Hide Social Media Links
Slideshow frame delay seconds