• Chrysocolla ps. after Malachite ps. after Azurite with Quartz
  • Chrysocolla ps. after Malachite ps. after Azurite with Quartz
Pseudomorphs

Chrysocolla ps. after Malachite ps. after Azurite with Quartz

$700.00   €592  £510.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20878
Several tabular former Azurite crystals form a splayed cluster, which have subsequently pseudomorphed to Malachite and then to Chrysocolla, the largest crystal measures 3 cm long.  Two opposite areas show the emerald and dark bottle-green Malachite core which remains unaltered.  The Chrysocolla is entirely coated with micro-crystallised transparent Quartz which perfectly transmits the intense rich sky-blue of the Chrysocolla.  This specimen is from a recent find in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Tenke-Fungurume area delineates a 30 km mineralised zone between Tenke hill and Fungurume hill in the Kolwezi mining district, primarily worked for copper and cobalt.  A delightful small miniature specimen of pseudomorphed Chrysocolla from the Kolwezi mining district of the DRC.

Details

Dimensions
3.6 × 3.0 × 2.2 cm
Categories
Pseudomorphs, Quartz and Agate, Silicates
Locality
Tenke-Fungurume area, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Chrysocolla, Malachite, Quartz

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