Gorgeous Polished Malachite Elephant Carving
This gorgeous, polished malachite elephant 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 8 inches or 20 cm, the hight 6 inches or 15 cm and the with is 2.25 inches or 6 cm, and it weightt 6.3 lb or 1313 grams.