Malachite from L'Etoile du Congo Mine (Star of the Congo Mine), Katanga, Congo

Dimension: 9.8cm x 6.3cm x 2.6cm 

Weight: 135g

Locality: L'Etoile du Congo Mine (Star of the Congo Mine; Kalukuluku Mine), Lubumbashi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo


Very aesthetic specimen that shows globular aggregates of Malachite, exceedingly sparkly in an intense forest-green color.  If you take a look under the magnifying glass, you will see that they are formed by gemmy, microcrystals of Malachite.  From the famous L'Etoile du Congo Mine, this is a truly amazing and showy piece – a highlight to any collection!

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