Description

    Polished Chrysocolla and Malachite
    Katanga Copper Crescent
    Katanga (Shaba)
    Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)

    This massive specimen of gorgeous turquoise Chrysocolla and green Malachite hails from the fabled Katanga Copper Crescent in Africa. This Copper carbonate shows the classic color and texture so often associated with Chrysocolla/Malachite from this region. In terms of size, this is a huge and definitely superlative piece that is well polished and exhibits charming "bulls-eyes," as well as swirling patches and a flowing organic shape. This stunning decorative specimen has a great polish and incredible decorative appeal. The underside has been cut flat, but left in its natural state. This piece is in pristine condition and will add a pop of color to any space.
    Overall Measurements: 12.99 x 7.48 x 2.76 inches (33.00 x 19.00 x 7.00 cm)

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2017
    29th-30th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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