Gorgeous Polished Malachite Specimen - 3.46 lbs, 6.25"
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This gorgeous, polished malachite specimen comes from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It's a stunning, "A-Quality" piece and would be a wonderful gift for mineral-lovers! Malachite is a bright and dark green banded copper carbonate mineral Cu2CO3(OH)2.
From antiquity and until recent times, malachite has been prized as a decorative stone, gemstone, and was even used as a pigment.
The specimen measures 6.25" long (max diagonal) and 1.5" high (max). Weighs 3.46 lbs (1570 grams)