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Cuprite ct.14.83



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Cuprite ct.14.83

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Cuprite Is a nice copper mineral with an adamantine and sub metallic luster. A copper oxide with formula Cu2O, hardness 3.5-4. Quite brittle for jewellery. Nevertheless can be set with extreme care for a pendant. This cabochon is hand polished on both side and shows a metallic luster at reflected light ,while with incandescent light from the side we can see a beautiful pure red color with good transparency. This is a typical cuprite feature, a rare mineral especially in the gem quality. It comes from Sonora. Mexico. Size:21x11x4.1 mm. Weight:14.83 ct. CODE#1522

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