Dragon Minerals - Update November 24, 2018

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27250: Cuprite, Copper, and Silver - $44
Rubtsovskoe Cu-Zn-Pb Deposit, Rudnyi Altai, Altaiskii Krai, Russia
Miniature - 3.0 x 2.5 x 1.7 cm (1.2 x 1.0 x 0.7 inches)
Specimen status: Sold

A sharply crystallized, bright and lustrous, metallic cuprite crystal matrix hosts patches of copper and silver crystals. Individual cuprite crystals reach 1.1 cm. From the 2017 finds. Once available in quantity but quickly absorbed by the mineral collector market, and now harder to find. Other than the usual matrix contact points, no damage.

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