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Title: Cuprite
Item Name: Mineral


Piece of Cuprite ( a copper ore whose name comes from the latin name for copper - Cuprum), found in 1963. Cuprite is usually found in the oxidised layer of copper deposits. It is red-black in colour. Part of the T.H. Riley collection, transferred from Doncaster Museum in 1963.

Materials: copper
ID_Number: ERYMS : 1996.1186.17