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Object Name Cuprite
Object Description Heavy specimen of dark reddish grey massive and octahedral cuprite with some grey tarnish and submetallic luster. Small crystals of calcite are present and with a few areas of green copper oxidation. This sample is included in the Catalogue of the Collection of Minerals in the College of S. C. and can be found on page 127. It was a part of the college's original acquisition from Thomas Cooper in 1821.
Collector Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839
Place of Origin United Kingdom/England/Cornwall
People Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839
Search Terms Catalogue of the Collection of Minerals in the College of S. C.
Dimensions H-4.63 W-5.37 L-6.78 cm
Catalog Number 11286