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Malachite

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Malachite

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Locality: 
Mashamba, Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10.1 × 2.2 × 1.8 cm
Description

Lively combination of dark green malachite in the form of a stalactite. The stalactite is well formed and shows - depending on the incidence of light - a lighter or darker green with silk gloss. An unusual and beautiful specimen!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Malachite

Formula: 
Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
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