Polished Malachite Specimen - 1.8 lbs, 5.14"
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 5.14" long (max) and 1.6" high (max). Weighs 1.8 lbs (815 grams)