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SOLD Cuprite - pseudo Malachite
Chessy Copper Mine, Chessy-les-Mines, Villefranche, Rhône
Rhône-Alpes, France
1.1 x 1 x 1 CM (thumbnail)
price: $0
Worldwide mix summer

A very sharp complete "floater" cuprite with an uncommon form. This Cuprite is coated with and altering to Malachite from the classic Chessy-les-Mines. Most of these are octahedrons but this is a rhombic-dodecahedron, much like a Garnet shape. No damage, all faces are complete and present. Exam under the microscope shows that there is still considerable cuprite present here this is not a complete pseudo. Choice




SOLD Cuprite - pseudo Malachite
Chessy Copper Mine, Chessy-les-Mines, Villefranche, Rhône
Rhône-Alpes, France
1.1 x 1 x 1 CM (thumbnail)
price: $0
Worldwide mix summer

A very sharp complete "floater" cuprite with an uncommon form. This Cuprite is coated with and altering to Malachite from the classic Chessy-les-Mines. Most of these are octahedrons but this is a rhombic-dodecahedron, much like a Garnet shape. No damage, all faces are complete and present. Exam under the microscope shows that there is still considerable cuprite present here this is not a complete pseudo. Choice