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    Malachite
    Katanga (Shaba)
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    11.42 x 9.06 x 5.39 inches (29.00 x 23.00 x 13.70 cm)

    This is a spectacular example of Malachite out of the famed Katanga region in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Malachite is one of the most easily recognizable minerals due to its rich velvety green color. This fine example has green sprays of leaf-like fibrous crystals growing in all directions and connecting back together. Some areas have no crystal growth leaving open cavities creating an aesthetic visual. The color ranges from light to dark green, making for one dynamic and vibrant specimen.

    Provenance: Central Coast Collection

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


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2018
    5th-6th Saturday-Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
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