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Freestanding 6.5" Polished Malachite Specimen

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This gorgeous 5.3-lb, 6.5" malachite specimen is a large, "A” quality piece and would be a wonderful gift for mineral lovers! A bright and dark green banded copper carbonate mineral (Cu2CO3(OH)2), this malachite comes from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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 6.5" long (max diagonal) and 2.5" high (max). Weighs 5.3 lbs (2405 grams)