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cuprite


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A red mineral cubic form of copper(I) oxide, Cu2O; an important ore of copper. It occurs where deposits of copper have been subjected to oxidation. The mineral has been mined as a copper ore in Chile, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bolivia, Australia, Russia, and the USA.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Chemistry.


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