CUPRITE RED DOME MINE
A great little cluster of Cuprite Red Dome Mine from. Many crystals grouped together with a little Malachite. Botryoidal Psilomelane? covers one side. Rare and full of character, this is a great Aussie classic for your collection. From a renowned and now closed location – some of the best specimens in the world came from this mine.
Red Dome Mine, Chilligoe, Queensland, Australia.
4cm x 3cm x 1cm, 27.5g.
Commonly found as an oxidation product of copper sulphides in the upper zones of veins. Associated with Native Copper, Malachite, Azurite, Limonite and Chalcocite. A fibrous form is known as Chalcotrichite.