• Primary Malachite
  • Primary Malachite
  • Primary Malachite
Carbonates

Primary Malachite

$300.00   €271  £230.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC18084
A superb primary Malachite perched on millimetre-sized scalenohedral Calcite crystals from the vein-complex at Onganja mine in the Windhoek District of Namibia.  Please note the mine name is recorded as Ogonja, but this is more commonly referred to as Onganja.  Intergrown modified-monoclinic crystals form a 1.2 x 1.2 x 1.0 cm tightly packed cluster of a highly lustrous dark bottle-green Malachite.  The numerous terminations have parallel feathered edges which grade to a bright neon green.  The prefix “primary” simply emphasises these are naturally occurring Malachite crystals, not pseudomorphs or some other form of replacement, as so many Malachite crystals are.  A choice primary Malachite from Namibia mounted on a small polished acrylic base.

Details

Dimensions
2.8 × 2.8 × 2.5 cm
Categories
Carbonates
Locality
Ogonja, Seeis, Windhoek District, Khomas Region, Namibia, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Malachite

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