DescriptionMALACHITE STALACTITE GROUP
Katanga Copper Zone, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
This exceptionally large Congolese Malachite plate is liberally studded with deep green stalactites, all with the velvety luster typical of material from this district. The tallest stalactite measures some 6 ½ inches in length and it is closely rivaled by several more in the same size range. There are a few spots where some were broken in removal or transport, but in general, this large plate is in fine condition. From the collection of Wayne & Laura Thompson. 13 x 13 x 5 inches.
Estimate: $15,000 - $18,000.
Condition report available upon request.
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