• Calcite with Malachite
  • Calcite with Malachite
  • Calcite with Malachite
  • Calcite with Malachite
  • Calcite with Malachite
Carbonates

Calcite with Malachite

$5,000.00   €4,409  £3,830.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC17483
From the famous Mashamba West mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a superb combination of glassy-green-grey composite Calcite crystals with attachments of velvet-like, fine acicular emerald-green Malachite.  The smooth and beautifully crystallised Calcite measures 5.0 x 4.5 x 2.4 cm and is formed from a number of intergrown Calcite crystals, many faces of which are visible.  The sub-mm crystallised acicular Malachite forms velvet-like druses, the largest measuring 3.5 x 2.0 x 1.5 cm (approximately). Partly covering the underside of the Calcite are patches of pale, duck-egg greenish-blue Plancheite, in encrusted, paint-like layers.  A showy Calcite with Malachite from the DRC.

Details

Dimensions
6.8 × 5.5 × 2.4 cm
Categories
Calcite, Carbonates
Locality
Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi, Katanga Copper Crescent, Democratic Republic of Congo

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Malachite

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