Cat’s Eye Malachite Stalactite from Shilu Mine, China
Dimension: 4.5cm x 2.5cm x 2.1cm
Weight: 26g / 130 carat
Locality: Shilu Mine, Yangchun Co., Yangjiang, Guangdong, China
A unique shaped and shiny Malachite Stalactite specimen from Shilu Mine in China. It is extremely chatoyant that have an incredible cat's eye appearance showing on the botryoidal terminations 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 has a uniform emerald-green color and is very sparkly. In excellent condition and remarkably good shape, this is a very attractive and aesthetic piece!