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Cuprite with Minor Quartz, Gwennap, Cornwall, England

Cuprite with Minor Quartz, Gwennap, Cornwall, England


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Cuprite with Minor Quartz, Gwennap, Cornwall, England

This specimen was drawn for Specimens of British Minerals, Selected from the Cabinet of Philip Rashleigh (1797, Volume 1, Plate 16, Figure 2) which states Is red copper ore nearly covered with a thin coal of a grey colour, on which are crystals of red copper ore of double four-sided pyramids, very perfect and distinct. From Gwennap parish. Cuprite is a minor ore of copper. Rashleigh Collection

TRURI : 1903.1.832

Media ID 19177433

© RIC, photographer A.G. Tindle

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