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Cuprite with Minor Quartz, Gwennap, Cornwall, England

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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

Copyright © RIC, photographer A.G. Tindle

Media ID 19177433

Date: 15th October 2013

Author: Andy Tindle

: TRURI : 1903.1.832

Image Size: 4607 x 3455 Pixels

Filesize is 2.83MB

Associated Categories: Minerals

Keywords: brown, copper, cornish, cu2o, english, geology, gray, green, grey, metal, metallic, mine, mineral, mines, mining, octahedral, oxide, oxides, red, silica, silicon, sio2, specimen, white