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Malachite

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Description
Locality: 
Kambove, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.3 × 7 × 0.7 cm
Weight: 
97.00gr
Description

A wonderful malachite slab, cut and polished at both sides, where the alternating concentric layers of different green hues are perfectly exposed. Cut from a stalactite collected by Achiel Moors, a Belgian colonist in the DR Congo from 1957 to 1972.

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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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