Chrysocolla, Malachite & Heterogenite

 

Origin: Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

Exceptional hand polished piece of bright blue Chrysocolla, Green Malachite and black Heterogenite.

These minerals are secondary copper minerals. Malachite (the green) is a light to dark green banded stone that crystallizes and forms botryoidal, fibrous or stalagmitic crystals deep underground. Its name is derived from the Greek words, molochitis lithos meaning "mallow-green stone". Chrysocolla (the blue) is abeautiful bright blue mineral normally found in botryoidal and rounded formations.

 

These brightly coloured, sought-after minerals are found in their best form in this remote West African country.

 

We are selling selected hand-polished pieces from the DRC. The photos were taken in bright sunlight to bring out their best colours.

Chrysocolla, Malachite & Heterogenite - DR of the Congo

SKU: COFF016
$45.00 Regular Price
$25.00Sale Price
  • Chrysocolla, Malachite & Heterogenite

    Origin: Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Size: 82 mm x 753 mm, 140 grams

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