Gorgeous Polished Malachite Rhinoceros Carving
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This gorgeous, polished malachite rhinoceros carving comes from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 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 length of this elephant is 12.5 inches or 32 cm, the hight 6 inches or 15 cm and the with is 4 inches or 10 cm, and it weight 6.11 lb or 3038 grams.