• Malachite on Chrysocolla
  • Malachite on Chrysocolla
Silicates

Malachite on Chrysocolla

$250.00   €233  £200.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC32263
A showy and well-priced cabinet specimen of Malachite on Chrysocolla from L'Etoile du Congo mine (Star of Congo) at Lubumbashi, within the Katanga Copper Crescent of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  The approximately 12 x 7 cm display surface comprises of two faces set at right angles to one another, so forming an ā€˜Lā€™ shaped horizontal ledge with a vertical back.  Both surfaces are encrusted in a continuous carpet of vivid, bluish-turquoise Chrysocolla with a earthy texture and matt lustre.  This is extensively overgrown by a drusy layer of dark forest green, botryoidal Malachite with a sparkling, microcrystalline surface.  A super example of Malachite on Chrysocolla from L'Etoile du Congo mine.

Details

Dimensions
7.5 × 12.7 × 5.0 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Silicates
Locality
L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga Copper Crescent, Dem. Rep. of Congo

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Chrysocolla, Malachite

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