Cuprite, Beaverite
Small Cabinet, 7.7 x 5.5 x 3.4 cm
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia
Lustrous, sharp, deep blood-red cuprite crystals are partially coated with beaverite on this fine piece from the Tsumeb Mine. This is a solid nodule of cuprite crystals, with no attachment points and is uncommon from this world-famous locality. Ex. Rob Smith Collection.