Cuprite Altering to Malachite
Chessy-les-Mines, Rhone, Rhone-Alpes, France
Thumbnail, 1.5 x 1.4 x 1.1 cm
Ex. Giancarlo Fioravanti
A single sharp, perfect crystal of a classic complex habit for cuprite, that was found in this locality in the 1800s and is now considered classics. The surface shows a partial alteration into Malachite. This is a relatively large thumbnail, floater crystal of very high quality from the noted collection of Giancarlo Fioravanti. Joe Budd photos. Ideally sold as a set with item MUN13-1170 as they go so nicely together.