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Malachite — specimen 0603, photo © NMNHS
Malachite — specimen 0603, photo © NMNHS

Malachitespecimen 0603


Central Africa
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Malachite — specimen 0603, locality map

Weight: 3.80 ct; size: 10.15 | 8.02 | 4.31 mm; shape: pear; colour: medium dark very slightly bluish green; very slightly greyish; clarity: opaque; cut: good; treatment: none.

Clean specimen; good cabochon style cut.

Other specimens
Malachite — specimen 0625Malachite — specimen 0626

More information from ‘Classification’

A common secondary mineral formed in the oxidation zone of copper deposits; locally may be an ore of copper (Anthony et al., 2001—2005).