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Malachite

$950.00   €776  £670.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC10168
Rich crusts of flattened botryoidal Malachite partly cover a creamy-tan dolomitic matrix from the old mining district of Brixlegg-Schwaz in the Inn Valley, North Tyrol, Austria.  The Malachite forms small botryoidal hillocks and elongated, stalactitic-type fingers to 2.5 cm long over the matrix; the latter mimicking the underlying foliation within the Dolomite matrix.  The outer, more exposed surfaces of the Malachite have become rounded and polished with time and are a grassy-emerald-green.  Within the troughs of the undulating surface, which offer more protection, the Malachite is light peppermint green with a velvet-matt lustre.  A lovely old time small cabinet specimen.

Details

Dimensions
8.2 × 6.0 × 4.5 cm
Categories
Carbonates
Locality
Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Malachite, Malachite

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