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Malachite — specimen 0626, photo © NMNHS
Malachite — specimen 0626, photo © NMNHS

Malachitespecimen 0626


East Africa
Malachite — specimen 0626, locality map

Weight: 6.67 ct; size: 11.50 | 9.78 | 7.20 mm; shape: oval; colour: medium dark very slightly bluish green; very slightly greyish; clarity: opaque; cut: fair; treatment: none.

Clean specimen; mixed style cut.

Other specimens
Malachite — specimen 0625Malachite — specimen 0603

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).