Cuprite #3
description: <p style="text-align: justify;">LOCALITY: Milpillas Mine, near Cananea, Sonora Province, Mexico <br /><br />c. 2 1/2" across <br /><br />This specimen is unusual since the cuprite crystals display the "hoppered" shape. Hopper crystals result from faster growth of a crystal near the edges of the crystal compared with the center of the crystal.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;">This piece was acquired via a trade with Robert Lavinsky in July 2016.</p>

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