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Malachite

Ex Dr. Krantz, Bonn, Germany
With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4 × 6 × 2.5 cm
Weight: 
80.00gr
Description

Specimen consisting of arborescent, radiating sprays of bright green malachite with intensive silky luster.

From old Dr. Krantz stock, comes with nice old label from an unknown french collection. The label means: "Malachite, Mines de Namaqualand, Vallèe de la rivière Orange, Afrique" (Malachite, mines of Namaqualand, Orange river valley, [South-] Africa).

The specimen has an unusual quality which resembles modern finds from Congo.

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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