Vivid Royal Blue Azurite and Chrysocolla Pseudomorph After Malachite from Laos
Dimension: 18.5cm x 13cm x 7.3cm
Locality: Khanong open pit, Sepon Mine, Vilabouly District, Savannakhet Province, Laos
A large, very rare and breathtaking specimen of Azurite and Chrysocolla Pseudomorph After Malachite from Khanong open pit, Sepon Mine, Vilabouly District, Savannakhet Province, Laos. Azurite and Malachite specimens from this locale has long been offered for sale in China but it has only recently been shown to the world as supplies have always been very limited and Azurite is popular amongst the Chinese minerals collectors. This definitely top the Chrysocolla Pseudomorph After Malachite from Luputo Mine of Congo!
The very crystalized vivid royal blue Azurite crystals almost completely covering a bed of Botryoidal Chrysocolla pseudomorph after Malachite, the Azurite crystals form in blade which makes the vivid blue color more pronounced as light passes through the crystals, magnificent!