Cat's Eye Malachite Specimen from Shilu Mine, China

Cat's Eye Malachite Specimen from Shilu Mine, China

Dimension: 5.8cm x 5.6cm x 1.5cm

Weight: 67g

Locality: Shilu Mine, Yangchun Co., Yangjiang, Guangdong, China


This is a complete floater, a perfect Malachite specimen without any damages mined in 2019 from the Shilu Mine of China, impressive! This beautiful piece is extremely chatoyant that have an incredible cat's eye appearance on each crystal and has a velvety, silky texture. While it looks great in the photos, it's even more spectacular in person as it shows cat's eyes when moving lighting while viewing. Malachite of this kind is being called "The Cat's Eye Malachite" by the local Chinese. The crystals on the display side are mostly dark green while the crystals on the other side have a brighter shade of green. Comes with a high quality copper-wired display stand as pictured.