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Freestanding Polished Malachite Specimen - 5.3 lbs, 6.5"

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This gorgeous, polished malachite specimen comes from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It's a large, "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 6.5" long (max diagonal) and 2.5" high (max). Weighs 5.3 lbs (2405 grams)