Killer slightly gemmy Cuprite crystals with razor sharp octahedral shape and bedazzling luster from the famous Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Russia. It displays superb Cuprite crystals growing in a cluster with perfect geometry, penetration twinning, metallic faces and super mirror luster. On a strong light the crystals display some gemminess with gorgeous and rich wine-red color. For references see the issue of The Mineralogical Record vol. 45, # 4, July-August 2014. In very good condition – some small contacts. On acrylic base.
Fantastic Cuprite from this closed mine!