Smooth Botryoidal Malachite

 

Origin: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

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".

 

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Smooth Botryoidal Malachite - Congo

SKU: CRSP629
$65.00Price
  • Smooth Botryoidal Malachite

    Origin: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Size: 75 mm x 52 mm, 106 grams

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