Fine crystalline Malachite on matrix specimen

 

Origin: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kakanda

 

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.

 

Fine crystalline Malachite on matrix specimen - Kakanda, DRC

SKU: CRSP470
$14.00Price
  • Fine crystalline Malachite on matrix specimen

    Origin: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kakanda

    Size: 38 mm x 38 mm, 68 grams

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