• Malachite
  • Malachite
  • Malachite
Gallery

Malachite

ID: CC1687

A wonderful sparkling specimen of Malachite from the well known Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi, DR Congo. The mine was operated for 17 years from 1978. This specimen comes from a find made in 2012. The Malachite consists of long prismatic-feathery crystals radiating from separate centers in a cone-like habit. The 'cones' join together to form a surface on the other side of the specimen, which is somewhat like botryoidal clusters of terminated crystals. Malachite from this mine is well regarded, and our specimen shows very bright lustre and excellent chatoyancy, with the rich green colour playing around the crystals as the specimen is turned. A fine specimen of Malachite from the mine.

Out of Stock

Add to Wishlist

Details

Dimensions
9.0 × 8.7 × 4.0 cm
Categories
Locality
Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi, Katanga (Shaba), DR Congo (Zaire), Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Malachite

Related Mineral Specimens

Malachite and Azurite
$510
 Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, Africa
Deep rich green spherulites and botryoidal areas of Malachite occupy a geode-like cavity in...
Malachite on Calcite
$770
 Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, Africa
Malachite on white Calcite from the Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. Velvety light green botryoidal...
Cuprite var Chalcotrichite with Malachite
$610
 Bedford United Mine, Tavistock, Devon, England, Europe
Plush red velvet-like areas of Cuprite variety Chalcotrichite are seen in areas to 13mm x 8mm on the...
Azurite with Malachite
$300
 Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania
A fine cluster of lustrous intergrown bladed crystals of Azurite from the Broken Hill Orebody,...