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Malachite

$500.00   €468  £390.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC14255
A mixture of granular Cerussite, strongly cemented by a pervading deposition of Malachite, from the Block 14 opencut at Broken Hill Proprietary mine, New South Wales, Australia.  The Cerussite appears to have become rubbleised in a shear zone, with a wide range in granular sizes from sub-mm to about, say, 8 mm.  The Malachite binds the specimen together, mainly in a granular, anhedral way, but where void-space allows, forms beautiful fibrous rounded plumes to a little over 1 cm high, with a gorgeous silky-satin lustre and of a brilliant, glistening, emerald-green.

Details

Dimensions
9.4 × 8.9 × 4.0 cm
Categories
Carbonates
Locality
Block 14, Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Malachite, Malachite

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