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    SET OF NINE MALACHITE 'BULLS-EYE' SLICES
    Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga Province (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
    This set is composed of nine transverse slices of a single Malachite stalactite from the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly known as Zaire). Each piece is polished on both sides with the exception of the end piece which is polished on only one side, leaving the termination in its natural state. Each slice has strong "bulls-eye" banding with alternating concentric bands of dark and light green Malachite, and there is a 'double eyed' effect as this stalactite was evidently a double, the result of two stalactites growing in close proximity and eventually bonding together. The largest slice is approximately 1 7/8 inches in diameter. The set is complete and in fine condition.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2009
    18th Sunday
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