cuprite


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a mineral consisting of cuprous oxide that is a source of copper

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Mapping of hydrothermal alteration in the Cuprite Mining District, Nevada, using aircraft scanner images for the spectral region 0.
Oxide mineralization was noted to a depth of 396m and comprises malachite, azurite, cuprite and native copper.
Completely Oxidised (top 25-35 metres) - to an iron oxide-quartz fragment gossan/ironstone with local malachite - atacamite - chrysocolla - cuprite mineralisation.
Hence, a typical feature of refining is a surplus of cuprite ([Cu.
HDD046 has intersected the copper minerals malachite, cuprite, native copper and minor chalcocite from 84m down hole.
Cuprite disseminations and fracture fillings associated with the underlying basalts suggest possible copper-gold mineralization at depth.
The mineralization at Amethyst Castle comprises dominantly malachite, azurite and subordinate chrysocolla in an oxide zone underlain by a primary zone of chalcopyrite and chalcocite, with cuprite and bornite (all of which are copper minerals) defining a transitional zone.
The base of oxidation was logged at 349m depth and oxide mineralization comprises occasional pitch limonite, localized cuprite and fine native copper.
The base of oxidation was logged at 359m and oxide mineralization comprises limonite, hematite, cuprite and native copper.
The base of oxidation was logged at 462m and oxide mineralization comprises cuprite, azurite, malachite, native copper and chalcocite.
Oxide mineralization consists of limonite, cuprite and native copper.
The breccia is weakly mineralized with rare chalcocite, limonite, cuprite, azurite and native copper.
Quartz veining is weak and oxide mineralization comprises cuprite, azurite, limonite, rare neotocite and trace native copper.
Oxide mineralization consists of cuprite with native copper occurring near the base of oxidation at 231m depth.
Oxide mineralization consists of minor quartz veining associated with pitch limonite, cuprite, chrysocolla, malachite, and azurite.