Spherical Malachite crystal formations on Chrysocolla/Plancheite Matrix

 

Origin: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Katanga, Lubumbashi, L'Etoile du Congo Mine

 

Malachite is a secondary copper mineral, an opaque green banded stone that crystallizes and forms botryoidal, fibrous or stalagmitic growths deep underground. Its name is derived from the Greek words, molochitis lithos meaning "mallow-green stone".

 

The photos were taken in bright sunlight to bring out their best colours.

Spherical Malachite crystal formations on Chrysocolla/Plancheite - DRC

SKU: CRSP692
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  • Spherical Malachite crystal formations on Chrysocolla/Plancheite Matrix

    Origin: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Katanga, Lubumbashi, L'Etoile du Congo Mine

    Size: 56 mm x 40 mm, 40 grams

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