Malachite Freeform 73mm

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Malachite Freeform 73mm

SKU:TFS0276
£82.00

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Malachite freeform 73mm is a common secondary copper mineral, occurring typically in oxidized zones of copper deposits. Frequently associated with azurite, native copper and cuprite, which it sometimes replaces.

Type: Malachite, Formula; Cu2[(OH)2|CO3].
Origin: Minding mine, Swambo, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Africa.
Age: 3000+ years

Malachite freeform measurements.
Height: 6.2 cm
Length: 11.8 cm
Width: 7.3 cm

Weight: 596 g

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Malachite Freeform 73mm displaying vibrant green consistently throughout with a nice light palette of pale greens and rustic sandy brown underneath. This is a fine example of natural mineral growth for malachite. Revealing the natural molten floret, also known as the 'botryoidal form'. Malachite is a common secondary copper mineral, occurring typically in oxidized zones of copper deposits. Frequently associated with azurite, native cooper and cuprite, which it sometimes replaces.


This piece was found in the Mindingi mine in Swambo, Katanga copper crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Africa.

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SKU TFS0276
Age No
Origin Congo
Colour Green

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