Cuprite (ex Rob Smith Collection)

Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
Small Cabinet, 7.5 x 6.7 x 3.8 cm.
Start Time: 03/03/2009 8:30:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 03/10/2009 7:45:00 pm (CDT)
Auction Closed

Item Description

This is a very nice representative Cuprite specimen from Tsumeb. It is comprised of hundreds of small octahedra and/or modified octahedra with sharp faces and a rich blood red color when backlit. Virtually all of the crystals are pristine with a great coverage on matrix. Valued at $950-$1250 retail.

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