• Libethenite on Pseudomalachite
  • Libethenite on Pseudomalachite
  • Libethenite on Pseudomalachite
  • Libethenite on Pseudomalachite
  • Libethenite on Pseudomalachite

Libethenite on Pseudomalachite

ID: CC3719

A super rich specimen of Libethenite crystals on Pseudomalachite from the Nchanga Mine, Zambia. The mine is really a series of open pits mined when the copper price is good, first stated mining in the mid-1950s. The Specimen we have is an elongated botryoidal dome shape measuring to 18cm. The top surface is richly sprinkled with inter grown crystals of green to black-green Libethenite measuring to 2mm on average. The under side of the specimen is concave in aspect, also with crystals of Libethenite, but to a larger size of 3mm. The crystals of Libethente have formed on a matrix of Pseudomalachite.


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18.0 × 9.4 × 4.4 cm
Nchanga Mine, Chingola, Copperbelt Province, Zambia, Africa

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