Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Malachite & Calcite

Views:
Watches:
RAF647139

Malachite & Calcite

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
Van der Plas Mine, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 3.3 × 3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.00cm
Weight: 
60.00gr
Description

A fabulous specimen of malachite & calcite crystals from Van Der Plas Mine. Nice crystal formation.

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

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
Item Toolbox