Katanga Copper Crescent
Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
2.01 x 1.55 x 0.45 inches (5.10 x 3.94 x 1.15 cm)
This little specimen of Malachite from Africa has been polished to reveal its complex and mixed internal structure. This small "worry stone" has blue Chrysocolla in addition to the obviously green mineral. One patch of rough damage to the surface has some powdery blue Chrysocolla where the polished is lacking.
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
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